Variegated Mondo Grass

Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Variegata'

Vibrant, easy to grow perennial plant with eye-catching, variegated grass-like foliage. Makes an excellent edging plant and adds great color contrast to mass plantings, mixed borders and containers.
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Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun

Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat

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Botanical Pronunciationo-fio-PO-gon pla-nis-CAP-us
Average Size at MaturityGrows slowly to 5 to 6 inches tall and spreading.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Tropical
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Poolside, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Special FeatureClump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Ornamental Berries, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat

Best grown in humus-rich, well-drained soils with consistent moisture. Provide sheltered location in Zone 6. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9

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