Holcus mollis Albovariegatus – Buy perennials


Bright white and green variegated foliage which forms an interesting dense mat.

Easy plant for the inexperienced gardener.

Grown in 9 cm pots:

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Holcus mollis Albovariegatus description:

A perennial grass with white margins to brighten up a corner of your garden.

This is a butterfly friendly plant.

Excellent for wildlife, border or rough area.How easy is it to grow:
Do not use this amongst small, low growing plants because this can be aggressive especially if the seed heads are not removed to stop it spreading it’s seed. It is good around larger shrubs or in a rough corner of the garden, and it is very easy if given a well drained soil which isn’t too dry.

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Common name: Variegated Creeping Soft Grass.

Also known as: Holcus lanatus Albovariegatus and Holcus mollis Variegatus.

Holcus Albovariegatus in July
Holcus Albovariegatus in July

The best position in the garden:

Sun or semi shade.

Sun or semi shade

Is it useful as a groundcover plant?


What type of soil:

Well drained soil but not too dry.

How much moisture:

Normal moisture, not too dry.

Hardiness and, or, lifespan:


Care and maintenance:

When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.
Trim off the seed heads before they drop their seed.

Size of plant:

Height 50 cm.
Spread 50 cm.

Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:

Allow 4 plants per square metre.

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Additional information

Weight .25 kg


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