China, Japan, Korea
Yadake (Japan) *Withstands -24º C
Thin, very straight stalks growing in closed clumps. Large dark green leaves shiny on top, 10 to 30 cm long by 1.5 to 2.8 cm wide. Persistent sheaths over the stems.
It withstands cold and a slight drought very well.
Isolated clumps, free or trimmed hedges, flowerbeds. It can live indoors.
Its dark, shiny, and hanging foliage makes it a very decorative and appreciated species. Ideal for pots and flowerbeds.