Scientific Name: Glyceria maxima 'Variegata'
Common Name: variegated manna grass
Family Name: Poaceae
Origin: Central / west Asia, Europe
Hardiness Zone: Zone 4: (-34 to -29 °C)
Plant Type: Aquatic plant, Poales (grass-like), Weed (horticultural)
Mature Size: 2 - 3m x (height x width)
Habit: Arching, Open, Spreading, Upright
Form: Irregular, Oval - vertical
Texture: Medium
Landscape Uses: Aquatic - ponds, Erosion control, Perennial border, Summer interest, Wetland - bogs
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Bog
Leaves: Grass-like, Alternate, Soft flexible, Parallel venation, Glabrous, Linear
Flowers: Spikelet, Violet, Aug
Fruit: Grain (caryopsis), Brown
Key ID Features:
eaves wide, ribbon-like with 'bar code' pattern variegation which varies from top to bottom of leaf.