A spreading, low growing species, recognisable byits marbled new culm sheaths and characteristic narrow leaves.
Height around 3 to 5ft. (1.5m)
Has tolerated -20C.
Introduced from Japan in 1889.
When planted as groundcover its narrow leaves can be a useful contrast to other foliage types.
No longer stocked.
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