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Ophiopogon japonicus 'Nigrescens Nana'
Common Name: Dwarf Mondo Grass Family: Liliaceae (The Lily Family)

Ophiopogon 'Nigrescens Nana' is an exciting addition to the garden: this is the first dwarf mondo with black foliage and will grow to about half the size of the normal form. It will grow into slowly spreading clumps. Short enough to use between pavers or along walkways, at the front of the border or in containers.


Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

Native Habitat:
Forest floors.

ClassEvergreen Primary Bloom ColourPurple
TypePerennial Secondary Bloom Colour
Height4-8" Bloom TimeLate Summer
Spread8-12" FragranceNo
Light ExposureFull - Part Sun Sun Part Sun Part Shade Shade Foliage ColourBlack
Soil MoistureMoist Average Stem Colour
Hardiness6-10 BerriesYes
BC NativeNo

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