Phalaris arundinacea
REED CANARY GRASS, BULBOUS CANARY GRASS
Poaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen rhizomatous soft-wooded perennial or grass

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to usually boggy

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind, light frost
1.5m
Plant habit
 
3m

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Origins: Europe-W Russia, Russia, Southern Africa, North America

Other Botanical Names: Arundo colorata, A. riparia, Baldingera arundinacea, B. colorata, Calamagrostis colorata, C. variegata, Digraphis americana, D. arundinacea, Endallex arundinacea, Phalaridantha arundinacea, Phalaris americana var. picta, P. caesia, P. colorata, P. hispanica, P. japonica, P. x monspeliensis, P. picta, P. rotgesii, P. tuberinacea, Phalaroides arundinacea, P. caesia, P. hispanica, P. japonica, P. rotgesii, Typhoides arundinacea

Other Common Names: Ribbon Grass, Sword Grass, Harding Grass

 
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Phalaris arundinacea
REED CANARY GRASS, BULBOUS CANARY GRASS
Poaceae

 

Photo coming
  Plant type: evergreen rhizomatous soft-wooded perennial or grass

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to usually boggy

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind, light frost
1.5m
Plant habit
 
3m

FEATURES

Flowers: green

Flowering Time: early summer to mid summer


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean designs

Uses: informal hedge, mass planting, border, soil binding

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: deer resistant



HAZARDS

Weed Potential: yes






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