Arundo donax

Giant Reed Grass, Spanish Reed Grass

Family: Poaceae Grass

Type Perennial, grass
USDA Hardiness range 6A - 10B
Exposure Full sun
Bloom color Green, purple
Bloom time Early Fall to Early Winter
Water needs Moist to wet
Landscape uses Container, screen, specimen, winter interest
Height 6' to 15' / 1.80m to 4.60m
Spread n/a
Growth rate Fast
Persistence Deciduous
Bloom attributes Attracts butterflies, suitable for cut flowers, suitable for dried flowers
Leaf color Green
Fruit color Brown
Soil pH requirements Neutral
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Upright or erect
Attributes and features Attracts birds, attractive foilage, invasive, naturalizing