Zones: (6)7 to 10
Size: To 2' tall and spreading
Growth Rate: Moderate
Exposure: Filtered Sun, Part Shade, Shade
Green leaves are in whorls at the top of the stems. Fertile, well-drained soil. Cool season grass. Can grow in full sun but need a lot of water.
Native to China and introduced to Japan originally for medicinal purposes.
Published in Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 16: 40 in 1955.