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Ophiopogon Plant

Ophiopogon 'Nigrescens' Grass Plant (9cm Pot)

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Potted Ophiopogon Grass Plant - Description

  • Potted Ophiopogon Grass Plant
  • Common Name: Black Mondo
  • Striking Plant with Deep Purple / Black Foliage
  • Excellent Ground Cover Plants
  • Latin Name: Ophiopogon Planiscapus 'Nigrescens'
  • Species: Planiscapus
  • Variety: Nigrescens'
  • Potted Grass Plant
  • Pot Size: 9cm

Potted Ophiopogon Grass Plant - Characteristics

  • Habit: Dense clumps of gently arching leaves
  • Shinny purple / black leaves
  • Flower: White & pink tinged blooms appear in Summer
  • This is followed by black berries
  • Final Height: 25 - 30cm
  • Evergreen grass gives year round colour
  • Hardy Grass
  • Growth rate: Slow
  • Spreads via underground stolon giving rise to new plants popping up in your garden

Potted Ophiopogon Grass Plant - Planting Instructions

  • Dig soil first & add some fertilizer or manure
  • Soak pot for 3 minutes before planting
  • Dig hole roughly twice the size of the plant pot
  • Handle pots with care
    • Squeeze side of pots to remove plant
  • Plant grass so that the top of root ball is level with existing soil level
  • Firm in well & water
  • Feed in early Summer
  • Remove dead foliage in early Spring

Potted Ophiopogon Grass Plant - Uses / Location

  • Ophiopogons make an excellent ground cover plant
  • Plant several together for best effect
  • Black foliage offers stark contrast to most other garden plants
  • Plant in clumps or drifts throughout herbaceous borders
  • Ideal in a Japanese style garden
  • Happy in coastal or exposed sites
  • Happy in most soils including dry & wet soils
  • Full sun or partial shade
  • Ideal for informal, cottage or grassland planting schemes
  • Ophiopogons companion plants include Purple Sage, Ferns, Aspleniums, Phormiums, Grasses & Carex
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Nice little plant will look great with the others plant will be getting a few more

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