|Distinctive border perennial with green, then cream then white aging flower spikes on erect stems. Leaves are keeled, long, and grasslike. This is a sturdy, but graceful plant with few problems and architectural character. Varieties available in both dwarf and larger forms. Flowers attract hummingbirds and can be used in flower arrangements. Primary bloom season is summer. Remove spent flower spikes and old leaves in fall. Good companion plant for daylilies.