Grass, Black Mondo


Description: Black Mondo Grass has the ability to help illuminate a garden, making the bright reds, yellows, and oranges really shine. It is can be used on its own or in tandem with other ornamental grass plants like Liriope and green Mondo grass. If you are looking for a groundcover plant that is sure to generate comments and commendations from friends and family, then black Mondo grass should certainly be at the top of your list

Common Name: Black Mondo Grass

Scientific Name: Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens'

Type: Perennial, Ornamental Grass, Ground Cover

Exposure: Full Sun

Size: 5-6" height, 1-2' spread

Foliage Color: Black

Bloom Color: White

Bloom Period: Summer

Landscape Use: Containers, Groundcover, Mass Planting, Perennial Garden

Soil: Well-Drained

Zone: 5 - 9

Growth Rate: Moderate

Companion Plants: Ferns, Liriope, Blue Fescue, Impatiens


*Deer & Rabbit Resistant


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