Specie: Sasa veitchii
Planting Season: Evergreen
Height at Maturity: 5 ft (1.5 m)
Cultivation: Moist, humus-rich, well-drained soil in part-shade
Features: Stems purple-lined; leaves have broad papery white edges
Description: This Japanese species has less vigorous rhizomes and grows to about 5 ft (1.5 m) tall. The stems are purple-lined and glaucous. Its leaves are short-tapered with broad papery white margins. Zones 8?11.
Growth Habit: Spreading from rhizomes
Comments: Plants spread rapidly and can escape cultivation