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ARUNDO donax var. versicolor

Commonly known as Giant reed, Indian grass

(syn variegata) - half hardy perennial grass with bamboo-like foliage which makes an attractive backdrop to a border or in the cool greenhouse
Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - arching, broadly linear, white-striped leaves to 60cm (24in) long.
  • Height - 1.8m (6ft), more in mild climates.
  • Spread - 60cm (24in)
  • Ornamental grasses - clump-forming, rhizomatous perennial with stout stems. Produces terminal panicles of light-green to purple spikelets to 60cm (24in) long.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun - protect from strong winds.
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of origin - southern Europe.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Leaf colour (if not green) - Silver variegated
  • Soil Conditions - Tolerates all - thrives in moist conditions.
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Arundo donax - Growing Guide
1.8m (6ft), more in mild climates.
Ornamental Grass - guide for size not form Average Person
  60cm (24in)
 

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