A hardy, deciduous, dwarf, perennial grass. This clump forming, upright plant produces green arching leaves with yellow banding. In late summer through to Autumn produces reddish- purple flowers. Form and Flowers turned golden yellow for the winter months, cut back late winter early spring. Flowering Period = August – October. Height 1m. Spread: 30 – 60cm. Hardiness: H5 (-10 to -15c). Plant likes full sun in well drained soil, drought tolerant. Avoid excessive winter wet.