The sun is coming out - time to get in the garden


Free delivery on orders over £100* for a limited period

delivery van

Variegated reed sweet grass - Glyceria maxima var. variegata - 3 litre

In stock
Product code:
Special Price £16.99 Regular Price £22.99

G. maxima var. variegata is a medium height, 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 3L plant.

  • Hardy
  • Full sun
  • Moist but well drained sandy, chalk and loam based soil
  • Spring - autumn
  • Description
  • Detailed Specification
  • Delivery
  • Reviews

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.

It is easy to care for and requires little mainenance. except for mowing if it is planted in a meadow style area.

Available as 3L plant.

More Information
Short name Variegated reed sweet grass
Sub title Glyceria maxima var. variegata - 3 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 3 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) 3L
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

Our aim is to fulfil all orders as quickly as possible, using prompt and efficient delivery methods.

This may involve a delivery direct from our own warehouse or delivery direct from the manufacturer who will use their own carrier or an independent courier service (depending on order size and geographical location).

All orders will be subject to a delivery charge of just £4.99 no matter how much you order. Postcode surcharges apply to certain destinations.

For all fencing and decking orders, there is an additional £19.99 surcharge for each order. In addition to this, some extended lead time postal codes will incur an additional charge.

We offer Pick a Day Delivery on as many products as we can to make delivery as convenient as possible for you.

Unfortunately, in some extreme postcodes areas where we are charged postcode surcharges we do have to pass these on.

If a product is required to arrive before a specific date - for example, a playhouse for a child's birthday - or you are concerned about access for any large products, please contact us for advice and assistance.

Where applicable our products are delivered flat packed, direct to your home and are supplied with a comprehensive set of instructions to help you get started.

All plants and living products are delivered in robust and sturdy boxes with inner bags to stop compost flying around during transit. All our packaging is eco-friendly. Visit “our packaging story” on the home page for more details.

We aim to make the checkout page as simple as possible for you but, should you have any questions, please give one our friendly team of advisors a call who will happily talk this through with you.

Write Your Own Review
Your review