|1||15C+||Indoor||Grow as a houseplant or under heated glass.|
|2||10 to 15C+||Indoor / Outdoor||Grow indoors, or outdoors in summer in a sheltered spot|
|3||5 to 10C||Tender||Grow outdoors in summer, and in a heated glasshouse in winter.|
|4||1 to 5C||Tender||Grow outdoors or under glass without risk of frost.|
|5||-5 to 1C||Half-Hardy||Hardy in coastal/mild/sheltered areas. Will not tolerate hard/sudden frost. May require winter protection in situ. such as fleece or straw mulch.|
|6||-10 to -5C||Hardy||May suffer at altitude, central/northerly locations, harsh winters, cold gardens and when grown in pots.|
|7||-15 to -10C+||Hardy||Will survive most severe winters but may be at risk in central/northerly locations and in pots. Top growth may be destroyed but will usually re-grow.|
|8||-20 to -15C||Hardy||Will survive severe winter, but may need protection when grown in pots.|
|9||-20C & Colder||Very Hardy / Hardy||in the severest European climates.|
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Originating from the Mediterranean.
Spectacularly bright, pure white variegated, and elegantly pendulous long leaves cascade from upright stems, forming dense, slowly spreading clumps of tassel-like foliage. Each lush dark green leaf boasts a unique formation of variegated stripes, some leaves can be almost entirely white.
Similar to grasses, Arundos are reeds often found in the wild near water, but they also thrive in non-boggy soil, especially in moisture-retentive conditions. Growing from shallow-rooted rhizomes Giant Reeds do make spreading clumps, more so in boggy soil, but are easily controlled. They do not have long, running rhizomes like bamboo.
Easy to grow in full sun or part shade. This variety is slightly more tender than the species, so mulching with straw in harsh winters is advisable.
Height and spread after 2-5 years 2.5m x 1m.