Quintilian applies to his writings the word elegantissima.
S. calamagrostis, S. capillata, and S. elegantissima are other good Feather Grasses.
L. elegantissima, of New Zealand, has also proved fairly hardy, and with other kinds, such as L. filicifolia and L. propinqua, might be given a trial with the choicer evergreen shrubs in the sheltered shore gardens of Devon and Cornwall.
The forms commonly grown are those striped with yellow or creamy-white, and known as arundinacea variegata and elegantissima.
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