Arundo donax var. versicolor
VARIEGATED GIANT REED
Poaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen rhizomatous soft-wooded perennial or grass

Hardiness zones: 6-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: constantly moist to usually boggy

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind, medium soil salinity, light frost
1.8m
Plant habit
 
0.6m

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Flowers: purple

Flowering Time: mid autumn to late autumn

Leaves: striped cream
 
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Arundo donax var. versicolor
VARIEGATED GIANT REED
Poaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen rhizomatous soft-wooded perennial or grass

Hardiness zones: 6-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: constantly moist to usually boggy

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind, medium soil salinity, light frost
1.8m
Plant habit
 
0.6m

FEATURES

Flowers: purple

Flowering Time: mid autumn to late autumn

Leaves: striped cream


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical & oriental designs

Uses: informal screen, mass planting, accents, soil binding

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: deer resistant



HAZARDS

Weed Potential: yes






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