Phragmites karka 'Candy Stripe' is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plant of the family Poaceaeed; It is the only species of the genus Phragmites. The leaves are opposite, are large and laminar, long 15 to 60 cm, width 1-6 cm, glabrous, green variegated with white. At the height of the shaft is a cob brown or purplish color, long up to 40 centimeters. Be cultivated on damp soil or covered by 10 cm of water in full sun or partial shade, can grow up to 2 meters in height, to be used in ponds of medium and large, to be reckoned from its property of constructed wetland plant.
Not sensitive to frost and temperatures up to -30 ° C.