PlantsOphiopogon→Dwarf Mondo Grass (Ophiopogon japonicus 'Nanus')

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: In Water
Wet Mesic
Plant Height: 1-3 inches, 2.5-7 cm
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Erosion control
Medicinal Herb
Edible Parts: Roots
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Stolons and runners

spectacular bright blue fruit hidden under the foliage in late fa

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Posted by Marylyn (Houston, TX - Zone 9a) on Jan 26, 2012 2:56 PM

Mondo grass spreads very slowly. We planted it between stepping stones, and it is slowly filling in the spaces. It is tolerant of foot traffic and has done well in poor soil and partial to full shade.

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