Black Mondo Grass
Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens'
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Item code:
1636870140P

Add colour and richness to your garden with this evergreen perennial. The Black Mondo Grass is a tuft forming, spreading plant that produces purplish black, narrow leaves and lilac flowers during summer that are followed by black berries. It is an excellent plant to use as a border along garden edges, driveways, around pools or in containers. It is best planted in moist, well drained soil in full sun to part shade.

Size — 140mm
Growth Width — 25cm
Growth Height — 25cm
Fragrant
Flower Colour — Purple
Flowering Period — Summer
Light Requirements — Full sun, Part Shade, Shade
Soil Requirements — Well drained soil
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Planting Advice

Cultivate the soil before planting. Dig a hole that is twice as wide and deep as the container. Remove the plant from the container and place it in the hole, so that the soil level of the plant is the same as the surrounding soil. Fill the hole with soil, tamp down firmly, and water well, even if the soil is moist.

Watering needs

Keep this plant moist during dry weather.

Pruning Advice

Remove scruffy leaves from this plant.