A grass-like rush relative with very fine bright green leaves that are hairlike. They are topped off by a terminal flower spike that resembles the threads of fiber optics. This is an annual grass in cold climates.
10 - 11
Annual grass used in the garden in wet sites and along ponds. Useful in containers as a fine filler or specimen plant. Needs to be kept moist. Can be overwintered indoors in a very bright sunny location with plenty of moisture.