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Ophiopogon japonicus 'Comet'
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Ophiopogon japonicus 'Comet'

Variegated Mondo Grass

Item #: 963

Zones: 7a to 10b, possibly colder

Height: 6" tall

Culture: Part Sun to Shade

Origin: Japan

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

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Ophiopogon 'Comet' is a little known selection of Ophiopogon japonicus with narrow, vertical, white banding similar to other variegated cultivars, but the overall effect is a much darker plant when used en masse. Whether there are fewer stripes, or the green is darker, we don't know...but it's definitely different! Ophiopogon 'Comet' is not extraordinarily vigorous, but you should expect a 3' wide patch in 5 years...a great way to lighten the woodland garden.