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Ophiopogon japonicus 'Comet'

Comet Variegated Mondo Grass

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Item #: 963

Zones: 7a to 10b, possibly colder

Dormancy: Evergreen

Height: 6" tall

Culture: Part Sun to Shade

Origin: Japan

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L)


Ophiopogon 'Comet' is a little known selection of the woodland groundcover Ophiopogon japonicus that we've treasured in our garden since 1997. The narrow foliage is vertically striped white, creating a frosted effect in the garden. Ophiopogon 'Comet' is not extraordinarily vigorous, which we like as a garden designer, so expect a 3' wide patch in 5 years in good rich soil...a great way to lighten the woodland garden floor.