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Large Variegated Common Reed Phragmites australis 'Variegatus' - 3L Pot

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Variegated Common Reed Phragmites australis 'Variegatus' - 3L Pot

The Common Reed is an invasive grass with dark purple flowers blooming in summer and autumn. It grows up to 3 metres in height, and forms an extensive colony of erect, leafy stems with floppy linear leaves.

The leaves have rich, bright yellow stripes in spring to early summer, which then fade to pure white.

  • Foliage Colour: striped yellow, white
  • Flower Colour: purple in summer and autumn
  • Approx. Growth Height: 2.5m - 4m
  • Max. Spread: 2.5m - 4m
  • Flowering Time: summer
  • Planting Time: spring/summer
  • Uses: waterside, bog gardens, wildflower gardens
  • Exposure: exposed, sheltered
  • Growing Habit: tufted
  • Hardiness: hardy
  • Rate of Growth: max height in 5-10 years
More Information
Common Name Common_Reed
Flower Colour Purple
Flowering Month August, September, October
Is Collection/Mix? No
Region Pondside & Damp Ground
Needs Ericaceous Compost? No
Foliage Colour Green, Yellow
Supplied As 3L Pot
Supplied As 2L-3L Pot
Pond Function Flowering
Pond Type Reeds & Rushes
Type Pond Plants
Latin Name Phragmites
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