ornamental grass

Phalaris arundinacea picta | Ribbon Grass

Ribbon Grass is a tough plant, grown for its vertically striped leaves that are colorful ribbons of green and white. Plants spread by underground runners allowing it to be invasive. Be prepared to control its spread. Canopy coverage: 3 square feet.

Water Requirement: moderate

Sun Exposure: partial shade, full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to -20F

Growth Rate: moderate

Height: 3 feet high

Width: 2 feet wide


Foliage Color: light green, white

Flower Color: tan, white

Flower Season: summer

Wildlife: butterflies