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Glyceria maxima ‘Variegata’

Reed sweet grass

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Features

  • BloomsJuly to August
  • Height0.65m to 0.8m
  • Growth HabitGrass-like
  • Flower ColourCream yellow
  • Leaf ColourGreen white variegated, striped

Description

Glyceria maxima ‘Variegata’ (Reed sweet grass). This is an attractive variety grown for its striped green and cream and white foliage.

Characteristics

Perennial, Aquatic

Origin

Asia, North America.

Interest and use

Aquatic, bog.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • WaterSemi-moist

Propagation

Divide clumps in spring.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Usually little trouble from pests and diseases.

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