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EvergreenOr semi-evergreen. Linear, inrolled, mid-green leaves to 70cm (28in) long in lax clumps
Ornamental grassesDensely tufted perennial. Bristled, silvery, purplish-green spikelets, turning gold when ripe, are carried in long-stemmed, oat-like panicles to 50cm (20in) long.
Very hardyHardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
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Additional FeaturesPests & DiseasesNonePlace of originSpain, Portugal.
Soil ConditionsMedium to light, fertile, well drained soilModerately fertile.