Ophiopogon planiscapus Nigrescens

Black Mondo Grass, Mondo Grass

Type: Perennials
Height: Short 6-8" (Plant 12" apart)
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Mid-Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Half Sun/ Half Shade
Zones: 5-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Acidic, Sandy
Flower / Accent: White / Lavender
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Black shades of deepest purple on grass-like blades. Outstanding and dramatic in containers or paired with silver or gold companions in your border. Elegant, softly arching habit. Blush white/lavender flowers are followed by purple berries in the fall.

Black Mondo Grass is a truly amazing accent plant. Plant in combination containers or showcased among green or yellow foliaged perennials in the border. Ophiopogon may be evergreen in warmer zones.

Features to Note:

  • Edgers
  • OK in Containers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Dry Shade Tolerant

Ophiopogon General Information:

Black Mondo Grass resembles Liriope and is a member of the Lily family. Plant in full sun to retain deep black color on strap-like foliage. Low maintenance choice for slopes, mass planting and rock gardens. Royal Horticultural Society and Missouri Botanical Garden Award Winner.

Ophiopogon Plant Care:

Requires full sun for deepest black foliage. Prefers a moist, well-drained soil. Mow foliage at highest cutting height in late winter before new growth. Slow growing, clumping perennial.

$15.95 ea.
(3+) $15.50 ea.
Ships: Spring 2017
Plant Code: OPNI