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Arundo donax 'Variegata'

Phonetic Spelling
a-RUN-doh DON-aks vair-ee-ah-GAY-ta
Description

Grow in 5-20 gallon container; cover 1-6 inches with water; sun to partial shade; best suited for large water gardens; very invasive and difficult to eradicate; less cold hardy than counterparts

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#evergreen#sun#partial shade#water garden#container plant#ornamental grass#water plant#wet sites
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#evergreen#sun#partial shade#water garden#container plant#ornamental grass#water plant#wet sites
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Arundo
    Species:
    donax
    Family:
    Poaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Recommended Propagation Strategy:
    Division
    Dimensions:
    Height: 12 ft. 0 in. - 20 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 5 ft. 0 in. - 10 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Ornamental Grasses and Sedges
    Water Plant
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Drainage:
    Frequent Standing Water
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    7b, 7a, 8b, 8a, 9b, 9a, 10b, 10a
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Purple/Lavender
    White
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Variegated
    White
    Deciduous Leaf Fall Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    White and green leaves, like bamboo
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Container
    Landscape Theme:
    Water Garden
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer
    Wet Soil