|Pleioblastus kongosanensis 'Aureostriatus
Forms a slowly expanding clump of thin, upright culms, reaching a height of about 80/120cm..
In summer the foliage is strikingly variegated with longitudinal cream stripes but during winter it is largely shed in a similar way to that of Pleioblastus auricomus.
Mature clumps may benefit from being trimmed to ground level in winter.
Suitable for sun or semi-shade.
Has tolerated -15C.
A well behaved specimen plant for the front of a border and also suitable for containers.
A rare variety with very limited stocks at present.
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