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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet
Wet 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

Common names
  • Giant Reed

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Location: Arenas Valley, NM My garden
Date: 2017-11-10
Location: Jacksonville, TX
Date: 2016-11-06
Location: Hood, Alabama 
Date: 2022-05-07
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2018-07-03
Location: Jacksonville, TX
Location: Jacksonville, TX
Date: 2016-09-25
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Uploaded by ssgardener
Location: Jacksonville, TX
Date: 2016-12-26
Location: Knoxville, Tennessee
Date: 2018-07-08
At UT Gardens Knoxville
Location: backyard 
Date: 2016-05-16
Location: backyard 
Date: 2016-05-16
Location: Jacksonville, TX
Date: 2015-08-22
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2018-04-19

Photo courtesy of Santa Rosa Gardens. Used with permission.
Location: Central Texas
Date: 2016-01-11
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