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Ophiopogon japonicus | Mondo Grass, Lily Grass

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Family: Liliaceae

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This Ophiopogon japonicus is a grass-like plant growing to about 6"-8" high, slowly spreading through underground stems. Its dark green leaves are 1/8" wide, and about 8"-12" long. It makes a beautiful ground cover or accent plant, and does well in Asian style gardens. Flowers and fruit are insignificant.  Information by: GardenSoft

Anatomy

Plant Type

Ground cover, Grass

Height Range

Under 1'

Width Range

Flower Color

Purple

Flower Season

n/a

Leaf Color

Dark Green

Bark Color

n/a

Fruit Color

n/a

Fruit Season

n/a

Culture

Sun

Full, Half, Deep Shade

Water

Medium

Growth Rate

Slow

Soil Type

Loam

Soil Condition

Average, Rich, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Adverse Factors

n/a

Sunset Zones

5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24

Susceptibilities

n/a

Tolerances

Salt Ocean Spray, Heat

Design

Design Styles

Japanese, Meadow, Woodland

Accenting Features

n/a

Seasonal Interest

Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall

Location Uses

Entry, Lawn, Parking Strip, Patio, Parking Lot, Raised Planter, Walkways, With Rocks

Special Uses

Container, Erosion Control, Filler, Mass Planting, Lawn Substitute, Small Spaces

Attracts Wildlife

n/a

 

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