Phalaris arundinacea 'Tricolor'
Ornamental grass, bright colors and unusual. Suitable for borders of lakes and ponds. In full sun or partial shade.
Phalaris arundinacea picta var. tricolor is an ornamental graminaceous to grow in full sun or partial shade. It is one of the most interesting varieties, because the color of the leaves allows you to appreciate it throughout the year. During the spring season - summer is characterized by long, narrow leaves of bright green color that appears streaked cream and pink, while in the winter assumes a silvery beige tones.
This variety, native to Europe and North America, it is good to be exploited for its invasiveness to cover in a short time empty areas of the pond, in fact reaches 70-100 cm in height and extension.
Not sensitive to frost and can withstand temperatures down to -26 ° C
- 80 cm
- Sun Exposure:
- Full sun to partial shade
- Planting depth from the surface of the water:
- from 0 to 5 cm
- Type of soil:
- Fresh, Moist soil
- Medium size
- USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 °C (-10 °F)
- 5 plants per square meter.
- Bloom Time:
- June - July
- Flower Color:
- Leaf color:
- Green variegated white
- Ease of Growth: