Black Ornamental Grass
Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens'
Also known as
Black Lilyturf, Black Mondo, Black Mondo Grass, Black Turf Lily
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5 years to reach maturity
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Black Ornamental Grass Overview
Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens' is a clump-forming perennial from the Asparagaceae family that produces jet black foliage. Commonly known by the names Black Ornamental Grass, Black Lilyturf, Black Turf Lily, Black Mondo and Ornamental Black Grass. In the summer short spikes of pale lilac flowers appear, followed by berries.
Common problems with Black Ornamental Grass
How to propagate Black Ornamental Grass
Division in spring.
Seed in autumn.
Other uses of Black Ornamental Grass
Border, edging, naturaliser, ground cover