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Glyceria maxima 'Variegata'/Variegated Manna Grass

Glyceria maxima 'Variegata' / Glyceria maxima 'Variegata'
Growing in water at the National Arboretum in Washington, DC
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Growing in water at the National Arboretum in Washington, DC

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Scientific Name: Glyceria maxima 'Variegata'
Common Name: Variegated Manna Grass
Plant Type:
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Moist, Wet, Poorly draine
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: High
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: A herbaceous perennial adapted to wet soils and will grow in standing water. Cream to yellow stripes on green leaves are eye-catching in a landscape. In fairly good gardens soils its rhizomes spreads rapidly almost to the point of being invasive. Good planted along streams, lake banks and in water gardens