Phalaris arundinacea var. picta 'Feesey'(v)
This 'Ribbon Grass' has striking cream and green striped leaves that take on a pink tinge in cooler weather. Mainly evergreen, but may die down in very cold winters to regrow in spring. Great ground cover. Soft white flowers produced over summer.
Plant into any average garden soil, likes damp areas. Trim to ground level in spring. Hardy and easy to grow.
Soak plant thoroughly in its pot before planting, dig hole large enough to comfortably accommodate the root ball. Ensure the surrounding soil and the top of the root ball are at the same level. Fill around the root ball with soil mixed with good planting compost and a suitable fertiliser. Firm well and water generously.
Full Sun Part Shade
June - August