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Arundo donax ‘Versicolor’
Common Name: Giant Reed Grass Family: Poaceae (The Grass Family)

This variegated form of the giant reed, Arundo donax, is gorgeous at the back of the border. Try 'Versicolor' in a white garden for height and drama. Plant in full sun in average to moist soils. Proving hardier than what many reference books suggest.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia

Europe and Africa - North Africa

Native Habitat:
Ditches, riversides and marshland

ClassEvergreen Primary Bloom Colour
TypeGrass Secondary Bloom Colour
Height10-15' Bloom TimeFall
Spread2-3' FragranceNo
Light ExposureLoves Sun Full - Part Sun Sun Foliage ColourVariegated - Cream/White
Soil MoistureAverage Moist Stem Colour
Hardiness7b-10 BerriesNo
BC NativeNo

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