Arundo donax 'Picta'

Giant Reed Grass, Spanish Reed Grass

Family: Poaceae Grass

Type Perennial, grass
USDA Hardiness range 7A - 10A
Exposure Full sun
Bloom color Brown, white
Bloom time Early Fall to Early Winter
Water needs Moist to wet
Landscape uses Container, foundation, ground cover, specimen, winter interest
Height 12' to 16' / 3.60m to 4.80m
Spread n/a
Growth rate Fast
Persistence Deciduous
Bloom attributes Attracts butterflies, suitable for cut flowers, suitable for dried flowers
Leaf color Blue, 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