Mondo grass, Fountain plant, monkey grass, Dragon's beard, Snake's beard
An entirely green form.
Ophiopogon japonicusÂ has a very interesting fruit set in the winter: 5 cm diameter bunches of of blue berries like jade beads.
Ophiopogon japonicus is rather slow growing, but is very long lived and a tried and trusted dry shade plant. Extremely hardy and, an added attraction, it provides ground cover.
Grow in ordinary soil in light shade or in pots with Lamium, Acorus, Primula. Height: 25 cm.
- 0,7 litre pot
- Hardiness zones : zone 6-10
- Height: 10 to 30cm
- Plant spacing: 40 cm
- Flower colour: white
- Flowering period: spring flowers