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Ophiopogon japonicus

Common Name(s):
Mondo grass
Category:
Groundcover
Comment:

Finer texture than liriope; this plant is resistant to damage by deer

Height:
6-10 in.
Hardiness:
6 to 9
Foliage:
Dark green grasslike leaves
Flower:
Light lilac to white flowers in summer; blue glove-shaped fruit
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Sun to shade; needs well-drained soil
Size:
Height 6-10 in.
Texture:
Fine
Form:
Grasslike clumps or mounds
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Tags:
deer resistant, evergreen

NCCES plant id: 326

Ophiopogon japonicus Ophiopogon japonicus
Forest and Kim Starr, CC BY - 2.0
Ophiopogon japonicus Leaves and flowers
Photo by Leonora Enking, CC-BY-SA-2.0
Ophiopogon japonicus Ophiopogon japonicus
VanLap Hoang, CC BY - 2.0
Ophiopogon japonicus Ophiopogon japonicus
VanLap Hoang, CC BY - 2.0
Ophiopogon japonicus Ophiopogon japonicus
Jean, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0