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Glyceria aquatica ‘Variegata’

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Features

  • Growth HabitGrass-like
  • Flower ColourGreenish
  • Leaf ColourMid-green, cream stripe

Description

Glyceria aquatica ‘Variegata’. This is also called 'G. maxima 'Variegata'. A spreading, perennial grass bearing light green leaves with cream stripes. In the summer, there are open panicles of greenish spikelets.

Characteristics

Perennial, Grass

Interest and use

Marshland, banks.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun, Part shade or Shade
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained

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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