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Arundo donax 'Peppermint Stick'


Arundo 'Peppermint Stick' is a giant grass with green to blue-green and white variegated foliage.

Arundo donax 'Peppermint Stick' is a giant grass that grows as large as some bamboo to 12 feet or more but also looks like a giant variegated corn. This cultivar of reed grass has green to blue-green and white variegated foliage that retains its colour throughout the season including in hot summer climates. Spikes of tan flowers appear in autumn but the seeds are not viable. Plants are clumping.

Common Name: Striped Giant Reed

Family: Poaceae (The Grass Family)

Zone Hardiness: 6-10

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun

Height: 10-15'

Width: 3-5'

Primary Bloom Colour: Brown

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Deciduous

Type: Grass

Bloom Time: Fall

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No


Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Ditches, riversides and marshland.


Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia

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