This bizarre little monkey grass is a true collectors item. Each small clump has dark green leaves, each heavily banded with bright yellow markings...like a miniature zebra miscanthus. Each leaf appears to have been rolled tightly, dipped in bleach and then unfurled. The markings on the leaves are most dramatic in late spring after the new growth has emerged, and fade slightly in the fall and winter months. In late summer, the clumps are topped with typical 1' tall stalks of lilac purple flowers....most unique!