Scientific Name: Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens' Form: Mounded
Common Name:black mondo grass Texture:Medium - fine
Family Name:AsparagaceaeHabit:
Plant Type: Ground cover Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.1 - 0.2m x 0.1 - 0.3m
Origin: Garden origin Hardiness Zone:Zone 6: (-23 to -18 C)
Leaves: Simple, Basal, Parallel venation, Glabrous, Linear
Flowers: Raceme, White, Purple, Jul- Aug
Fruit: Berry (true), Black, Sep- Oct
Exposure: Full sun, Filtered shade
Soil or Media: Acidic, Well-drained, Humus rich
Landscape Uses: Aquatic - ponds, Ground cover, Perennial border, Summer interest, Winter interest
Key ID Features:Small evergreen grass-like; leaves (15 cm), fibrous, thick, linear, purple/black; flower tiny with 6 pinkish-white tepals; berries black, 5 mm wide, Oct-Nov.