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

Arundo donax 'Versicolor'
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This variegated form of the giant reed is gorgeous at the back of the border. Try it 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 Western Russia
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 
Hardiness Zone7b-10  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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