Glyceria maxima ‘Variegata’ (Variegated Manna Grass)


Glyceria maxima ‘Variegata’, or Variegated Manna Grass, is a graminaceous marsh plant that forms dense tufts of green variegated yellow-cream colour

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Main characteristics

Glyceria maxima 'Variegata' is a marshy graminaceous plant that forms dense green variegated yellow-cream clumps. It is shorter than the botanical species Glyceria maxima


In summer, it develops an inflorescence composed of many spikes

Flowering period

July – August

Plant uses

It is used both as an ornamental plant in ponds and for phyto-purification systems, due to the fact that it tolerates well both intense heat and periods of drought, as well as winter frosts

Planting depth

From 0 to -10 cm of depth

Plant height

60/80 cm

Soil to use

Field soil with 2/3 tablets of Osmocote fertilizer near the rhizome


Full direct sun for at least 6 hours in the middle hours of the day

PH tolerated

Slightly acidic to basic (alkaline): 6.5 to 8.5

Frost Resistance

Yes, it withstands very cold temperatures


Variety of Glyceria maxima, which is an autochthonous European species

Shipped plant

In temporary 9×9 basket

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