Reed Canary grass (Phalaris arundinacea) 'Feesey'

Striking cream and green striped leaves make this grass one of the most distinctive variegated ornamental grasses available today. It has the added feature of conspicuous pink tinting on the stems and leaves during the cooler months of spring and fall. This cultivar is named for British horticulturist and ornamental grass specialist Mervyn Feesey. Reed canary grass is a rapid spreader that must be contained unless it is being used as a groundcover or for erosion control. It is not grown for its seed heads, though soft white panicles are produced in midsummer.

Winterhardy cool season perennial
Height 50/70 cm
Width 50 cm
Spacing 60 cm / 3-5 pc/m2
Flowering time VI-VII
Site sunny to partially shaded, medium moisture soil.
Use  groups
Propagation dividing the clump
Cutting back  spring, and flowerstems in summer before seeds are ripe to maintain the colourful foliage
Availability 2020
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