Berrybank Nursery, 5 Boggs Holdings, Pencaitland, East Lothian, EH34 5BA
Glyceria maxima var. variegata

Glyceria maxima var. variegata

Common Name: 'Variegated reed sweet-grass'

A robust, vigorous, pondside marginal. The broad leaves are heavily striped cream and are flushed pink when young. It has purplish-green flowering panicles in late summer. H60cm S indefinite.


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Care Instructions

Easily grown in any reliably moist, fertile soil or in water up to 15cm deep, in full sun. Divide every few years to prevent congestion. Can be invasive so grow in a basket if you want to limit the spread.

Plant No: 1185

About Us

Macplants are central/southern Scotland's largest growers of herbaceous perennials, alpines, ferns and ornamental grasses. We have our plant centre open to the public in East Lothian, close to Edinburgh and we also supply a diverse range of trade clients both in the landscape and garden centre sectors.

We grow a large range of plants including many interesting and unusual varieties not usually seen for sale. Amongst the many plants we grow are our highly praised autumn Gentians bred here by Dr Ian McNaughton and probably the largest range of Meconopsis cultivars found anywhere.

Our Contacts

Berrybank Nursery,
5 Boggs Holdings,
East Lothian
EH34 5BA

01875 341179