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Gardener's Garters

Phalaris arundinacea var. picta

Also known as

Striped Ribbon Grass, Bride's Laces, French Grass, Lady Grass, Lady's Garters, Lady's Laces, Lady's Ribbons, Painted Grass, Ribbon Grass, Silver Grass, Reed canary grass

Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H7

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

1.5m

50cm

Min

1m

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Gardener's Garters Overview

This is an ornamental perennial, aquatic grass which can be grown on pond margins and used as borders. The leaves are striped green and white.

How to propagate Gardener's Garters

Division

Lift and divide clumps.

Other uses of Gardener's Garters

Border