PlantsArundo→Giant Reed (Arundo donax 'Peppermint Stick')

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Grass/Grass-like
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet
Wet Mesic
Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Plant Height: 7 to 12 feet (2.1-3.7 m)
Plant Spread: 5 to 8 feet (1.5-2.4 m)
Leaves: Variegated
Flower Time: Fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Bog gardening
Uses: Water gardens
Will Naturalize
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Pollinators: Wind

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