|The cultivar, 'Variegata' produces wide leaves in bright green and ivory. The flower spikes are tan in color. This decidous, perennial, ornamental grass has a dense clump-forming growth habit.
C. siderosticha is on of the sedge species. All sedge are essentially grasslike in appearance and range in size from extremely small tufts of two inches in height up to large clumps of six or more feet in height and half that in spread. Sedge are nearly always grown for the appearance of foliage as the flower spikes, while attractive are often quite inconspicuous.