Bright creamy white striped leaves, tinged pink and upright purplish pink flowers in summer. 1.2m. Dense clumps of foliage provide upright columns of stems that last all winter, cut back in February. Average soil in sun.
Often used in naturalistic gardens this is an excellent garden grass. Dense clumps of foliage and tall, upright stems topped with purple flushed green flowers in summer. 1.5m. Ordinary soil in sun or part shade. Good winter effect from the stems and seedheads.