|The cultivar, 'Snowline', syn. C. conica 'Hime-kan-suge', is a fairly small cultivar, usually not more than six or seven inches in height. The foliage is a deep green with ribbons of ivory at the edges, the flowers spikes are an eggplant-brown color. This ornamental grass has a dense clump-forming growth habit. The Sedge family is quite large, including more than 1,500 species, both evergreen and deciduous. These can be found from the coldest climates and high altitudes all the way to the tropics. All sedge are essentially grasslike in appearance. Sedge are nearly always grown for the appearance of foliage as the flower spikes, while attractive are often quite inconspicuous.