Arundo donax 'Variegata'

Giant Reed Grass, Spanish Reed Grass

Family: Poaceae Grass

Type Perennial, grass
USDA Hardiness range 7A - 8A
Exposure Full sun
Bloom color Brown, white
Bloom time Early Fall to Early Winter
Water needs Moist to wet
Landscape uses Container, erosion control, massing, seashore, specimen
Height 5' to 12' / 1.60m to 3.60m
Spread n/a
Growth rate Fast
Persistence Deciduous
Bloom attributes Attracts butterflies, suitable for cut flowers, suitable for dried flowers
Leaf color Green, variegated
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