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Sasa veitchii

Classification

Order: Cyperales
   Family: Poaceae
            Genus: Sasa
                        Specie: Sasa veitchii

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 5 ft (1.5 m)

Cultivation: Moist, humus-rich, well-drained soil in part-shade

Features: Stems purple-lined; leaves have broad papery white edges

Uses: Screen Containers

Zones: 8?11

Description: This Japanese species has less vigorous rhizomes and grows to about 5 ft (1.5 m) tall. The stems are purple-lined and glaucous. Its leaves are short-tapered with broad papery white margins. Zones 8?11.

Growth Habit: Spreading from rhizomes

Comments: Plants spread rapidly and can escape cultivation







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