The coloring of his yellow and green leaf are very specific. It can also be used in constructed wetlands plants even though its growth is not as fast as the Common Phragmites australis.
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|Planting depth from the surface of the water:||from 0 to 30 cm|
|Height:||180 - 200 cm|
|Type of soil:||Waterlogged|
|Sun Exposure:||Full sun to partial shade|
|Bloom Time:||July - August|
|Leaf color:||Green variegated yellow|
|Hardiness:||USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 °C (-30 °F)|
|Ease of Growth:||Medium|
The Phragmites australis 'Variegata' is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plant of the family Poaceae. It is the only species of the genus Phragmites. It may even reach 4 meters in height. The leaves are opposite, are large and laminar, long 15 to 60 cm, width 1-6 cm, glabrous, green variegated with yellow. At the height of the shaft is a cob brown or purplish color, long up to 40 centimeters. This cultivar is inserted into the reservoirs for the color of its leaves, it has nevertheless an excellent fitodepurante action.
It is cultivated on damp soil or covered by 10cm of water in full sun or partial shade.
Not sensitive to frost and temperatures up to -30 ° C.
Available in catalog throughout the year.