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Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens'

Black Mondo Grass

Black Lilyturf
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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens'
Principal Common Name Black Mondo Grass
Common Name(s) Black Lilyturf
Description Dark purple-black grasslike plant in the lily family. Flowers are pinkish, but plant is grown for the color of the foliage.
General Comments
Nativity Asia, India to Korea and Japan
Height Range 6 - 8 IN
Spread Range 6 - 12 IN
Flower Showy
Sunset Zones
USDA Zones
Leaf Color Purple-Black
Leaf Texture Grass-like
Form Bedding plant
Flower Color Pink
Flower Time
Ease of Growing
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Part Sun : Partial Shade
Soil Preferences Well-drained
Watering Preferences Medium
Outstanding Features Foliage

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