Low growing clumps. slowly spreading, of grass-like green leaves to 15cm. Light mauve flowers followed by blue berries if you are lucky! Often used as groundcover in Japanese style gardens. Good soil in shade.
The classic “black grass”. Ideal for tubs and containers as well as edging borders etc. Strappy black foliage and short spikes of mauve flowers followed by black, pearl-like, berries. Decent soil in shade or part shade.