"Hime-shino" (Sasaella kogasensis var. gracillimia) belongs to the Poaceae (the Grass family). It is an evergreen "Sasa (dwarf shrubby grass)" with a height of 20-40 cm, which is a variety of "Kogashi-azuma-nezasa (Sasaella kogasensis var. kogasensis)". Also known as "Ko-kuma-zasa", it is well planted in the garden, mainly in the Kanto region of Honshu. It can also be trimmed, it is also used for greening and covering slopes. The Japanese name comes from white margins appearing in the winter.