A rarely offered evergreen perennial from Japan forming congested rosettes of rich green lance shaped foliage to 10 cms long and 1 cm wide or so. The flowers form in late winter which opens to allow the flower spike to extend to around 30 cms high or so. The flowers are a white with a little pinkish shading colour, star shaped with narrow petals. Numerous flowers are held in each flowerhead, one flowerhead per stem but numerous stems per plant. Please note that the variegation is very fine but increases as the plant matures.