Glyceria maxima var. 'Variegata'
Suitable Substitutions for Glyceria maxima var. 'Variegata'
More About Glyceria maxima var. 'Variegata'
- A.K.A. Glyceria aquatica 'Variegata', Glyceria spectabilis 'Variegata'
- Loose upright clump of pendulous blades
- Strap-shaped leaves are striped with cream and sometimes tinged with pink
- Seed stems (rarely produced) hold delicate purplish-green flowers
- Bloom Time: Summer
- Grass Type: Cool Season
Cool Season Grasses: These grasses do the majority of their growing in early spring and start again when temperatures start to cool in the fall. During the warmer summer months, they stop growing and some will even go dormant. Cool season grasses flower in the spring or early summer. Most cool season grasses grow best in a consistently moist soil.
Variegated Mannagrass Growing and Maintenance Tips
Thrives in full sun in moist to wet conditions. Colonizes slowly by rhizomes and tolerates standing water. Previous year's foliage should be removed in early spring.
Glyceria maxima var. 'Variegata' Characteristics
Bog or water garden
Soil MoistureMoist to Wet Soils
Wetland (Root submerged)
Flowering TimeLt. Sum-Fall