3x Reed Canary Grass Phalaris arundinacea - 9cm Pots

Code: PL0715
3x Reed Canary Grass Phalaris arundinacea - 9cm Pots



Reed Canary Grass Phalaris arundinacea - 3x 9cm Pots

This vigorous spreading grass is native to the UK. It is very versatile and as such will grow just about anywhere in your garden, so it is very handy for shaded areas. Its appealing blue-green foliage is topped by pink flowers in summer. When grown with other vigorous plants it can be very useful as part of a low-maintenance, cottage style border.

Characteristics

  • Flower Colour: pink
  • Foliage Colour: green
  • Approx. Growth Height: up to 2m
  • Spread: up to 1.2m
  • Flowering Time: summer
  • Uses: beds, borders, shaded areas, wildflower gardens
  • Exposure: exposed or sheltered
  • Hardiness: very hardy
  • Rate of Growth: fast

Requirements

  • Light Requirements: shade, partial shade, full sun
  • Soil Requirements: loamy, clay, sand, neutral, alkaline, acid
  • Moisture: ideally moist, well drained soil (will tolerate other soil types)

Caring and Maintenance

This plant is very low maintenance. Water during hot periods.

Planting

This plant will grow in just about any conditions. However, it will thrive in moist, well drained soil. It can become invasive, but you can limit its growth by planting it in a pot and digging a hole, so that the pot can be hidden underground. This technique is commonly used for vigorous growing plants.

Below is a comparison of pot sizes. From left to right: 9cm Pot, 1L Pot, 3L Pot

 

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