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Ophiopogon jaburan ‘Variegatus’

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Features

  • BloomsAugust
  • Height0.4m
  • Growth HabitTufted
  • Flower ColourWhitish purple
  • Leaf ColourPale green variegated cream

Description

Ophiopogon jaburan ‘Variegatus’. This produces pale green leaves variegated cream.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Grass-like

Origin

Japan

Interest and use

Grown for their grass-like foliage.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Humus-rich
  • Soil pH5.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

These plants are fairly frost hardy, they will tolerate sun or partial-shade in moist, well-drained soil.

Propagation

They are propagated by division of clumps in spring, or from seed in the autumn.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Slugs may damage young leaves.

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