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

Arundo donax 'Golden Chain'

'Golden Chain' is a gold variegated form of the giant reed that is brighter in colour and smaller in habitat than the form 'Variegata'. It provides a gorgeous mid or back of the border exclamation point which would look fantastic combined with rich greens and burgundy foliage. Showy copper flowering panicles occur in warm climates but are unlikely in coastal BC. Plant in full to part sun in average to moist soils. Deer resistant.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Europe and Western Russia
North Africa
Native Habitat:
Ditches, riversides and marshland.

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom ColourBrown 
TypeGrass  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height6-10'  Bloom TimeFall 
Spread3-5'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureLoves Sun Full - Part Sun Sun Part Sun  Foliage ColourVariegated - Gold 
Soil MoistureAverage Moist  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone6-10  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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