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Glyceria maxima 'Variegata'

Variegated Reed Sweet-Grass, Variegated Mana Grass

Main interest:
variegated foliage, thives well in wet areas
full sun
Soil humidity:
wet soil
Growth type:
Flower colour:
Flowering period:
July to August
variegated green and white
USDA Hardiness:
zone 5a: -29 °C (-20 °F) View Zone Map
Mature height & width (max.):
height: 2 ft (0.6 m) width: 2 ft (0.6 m)
containers, water gardens, pond borders

The Variegated Reed-Sweet Grass has attractive grassy, green leaves with showy creamy white variegation. It gets even better in the spring when they take on a slight pink tinge. A cool weather grass, it does the majority of its growing in the colder seasons. Also known as Glyceria maxima 'Variegata', it grows rapidly, and does best in moist soil conditions (great in water gardens). This rhizomatous perennial grass has a tendency to run, so it is best grown in containers for better control.

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Synonym(s): Glyceria aquatica 'Variegata', Glyceria spectabilis 'Variegata'

Also known as: Reed-meadow Grass, Tall Manna Grass

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