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Phalaris arundinacea Strawberries and Cream (Variegated Ribbon Grass)

This graceful perennial grass features narrow ribbons of white, pink, 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)
1.5-2 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant


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