ARUNDO donax var. versicolor

Commonly known as Giant reed, Indian grass

(syn variegata) - half hardy perennial grass with bamboo-like silver variegated foliage which makes an attractive backdrop to a border or in the cool greenhouse
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ARUNDO donax var. versicolor

Available Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
£16.00 each 
Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2022


  • 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
  • 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.
  • Flower Shape
    Panicles - terminal panicles of light-green to purple spikelets to 60cm (24in) long
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Silver variegated
  • Seasonal Interest
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Tolerates all - thrives in moist conditions.
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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