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Variegated reed sweet grass - Glyceria maxima var. variegata - 1 litre

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GLG22591
Special Price £8.99 Regular Price £11.99

A grass which if you wish to create and cover a large area in a naturalistic style will perform just as you hope for. Its delicate stems sway gently in the breeze creating a wonderful sense of movement.

  • Hardy
  • Easy care - low maintenance, except for mowing if planted as meadow
  • Full sun
  • Moist but well drained sandy, chalk and loam based soil
  • Spring - autumn
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G. maxima var. variegata is a strong-growing perennial grass which will form extensive drifts of narrow, cream striped, strap-shaped leaves, sometimes tinged with pink, and if that isn't a lovely enough sight to behold it then produces purplish-green flowering panicles in late summer. If planted as meadow style area it will need mowing late summer.

Available as 1L plant.

More Information
Short name Variegated reed sweet grass
Sub title Glyceria maxima var. variegata - 1 litre
Brand Great Little Garden
Drought Resistance Not resistant to drought in any way
Evergreen/Deciduous Deciduous
Flowering Period Jun - Aug
Foliage colour Green / yellow
Fragrance Green / yellow
Hardiness Hardy
Plant Size 1 litre pot
Plant Type Water
Minimum Height 300
Minimum Depth 30
Maximum Depth 250
Height & Spread 30 - 60 cm (h) 3 - 25 cm (d)
Pot size (Litres) 1L
Maximum Height 600
Required maintenance Little maintenance is required Trim just above the water surface after foliage has died back in Autumn to tidy
Season of Interest Spring - Summer
Soil Type Wet
Sun or Shade Partial shade
Where to Plant Water

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