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Arundo Donax


                                                              


COMMON NAME:  CANE

BOTANICAL NAME:  Arundo donax
 

PRONUNCIATION:  a-RUN-doe doe-NAX
 

TYPE:  Perennial grass – Sun
 

HEIGHT: 8’-10’

SPREAD: Wide-spreading

SPACING:  3’-5’



HABIT:  Many-flowered panicles with off white flowers. Tall grass that spreads by thick, knotty rhizomes. Has large summer flowers like those of pampas grass.

CULTURE:  Extremely easy to grow, especially in moist soil.

USES:  Tall screening plant, erosion protection and texture contrast.

PROBLEMS:  Very aggressive.



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