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PlantFiles: Mondo Grass
Ophiopogon jaburan 'Silver Shower'

Family: Asparagaceae
Genus: Ophiopogon (oh-fee-oh-POH-gon) (Info)
Species: jaburan (JA-bur-an) (Info)
Cultivar: Silver Shower

Synonym:Flueggea jaburan
Synonym:Mondo jaburan
Synonym:Mondo taquetii
Synonym:Ophiopogon taquetii
Synonym:Slateria jaburan

3 members have or want this plant for trade.

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12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

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Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

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Gardeners' Notes:

Positive huss On Mar 23, 2010, huss from Natchitoches, LA wrote:

I live in Northwest La. and have been searching for a source to purchase Ophiopogon Jaburan (silver showers) without any luck. I see that you list two sources here in La. How can I contact to discuss?

Sean Hussey


This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Denham Springs, Louisiana
Pollock, Louisiana
Emerald Isle, North Carolina
Cleveland, Ohio
Ladys Island, South Carolina

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