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Arundo donax ‘Variegata’

Striped giant reed

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Features

  • BloomsOctober to November
  • Height4m
  • Growth HabitGrass-like
  • Flower ColourGreen, purple
  • Leaf ColourGreen-cream striped

Description

Arundo donax ‘Variegata’ (Striped giant reed). Herbaceous, perennial grass. Has striped and edged-off cream-white leaves.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Grass

Origin

Europe

Interest and use

Ornamental, privacy, foliage

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Sandy
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterMoist

Propagation

Seed in spring or autumn, or by division in autumn; however forms should be propagated by division only.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Usually little trouble from pests and diseases.

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