|Clumps of large, upright, rigid, linear leaves, up to 10 feet in length, have attractive, variegated foliage with tints of pink and dark green above, blue-green beneath. A bold garden accent. Protect from temeperatures below 20 degrees Farenheit and provide partial shade where summers are especially hot. Many named varieties offer a variety of sizes and color ranges. Remarkable water range - able to withstand large amounts or drought. Don't let the small size of new plants in the garden center fool you! These baby's can get quite large. 'Veitchianum' bears leaves with wide, creamy white stripes.