Phalaris arundinacea Picta (Variegated Ribbon Grass )

This graceful perennial grass features narrow ribbons of white and green striped blades. Fast growth rate.

*This species is invasive and will spread through roots and rhizomes. Plant where it can roam freely, or using soil barriers, or in containers where threat of spreading is lower.

Blooms early to mid-summer
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
2-3 ft tall x 3-4 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Groundcover

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Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate to Full Moisture

This graceful clump-forming warm season grass features narrow deep, rich red leaves, while showy burgundy bottlebrush flower panicles appear in late summer. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late summer
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
2.5-3 ft tall x 2-3 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Tolerant to juglone

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This graceful, fine-textured perennial grass features slender blue-green stems that become mahogany in the fall and sprout shiny white tufts. Fast growth rate.

Blooms late summer
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
3 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft wide
Attracts birds and butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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