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Phalaris arundinacea

Common Name(s):
Gardener's garters, Reed canary grass, Ribbon grass
Cultivar(s):
Feesey
Category:
Ornamental Grass
Comment:

Cool season grass; white striped leaves; spreads by rhizomes - can become invasive (less aggressive in clay soil); can be grown as a ground cover or container plant

Light:
Prefers light shade
Height:
2-5 ft.
Zones:
4-9
Form:
Upright; open
Soil:
Fertile, moist soil; tolerates wet or dry soil and coastal conditions; drought tolerant
Inflorescence:
White to pale pink flowers June to August

NCCES plant id: 649

Phalaris arundinacea Phalaris arundinacea
Shannon, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0
Phalaris arundinacea Phalaris arundinacea
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Phalaris arundinacea Strawberries & Cream Phalaris arundinacea Strawberries & Cream
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Phalaris arundinacea Phalaris arundinacea
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