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Ophiopogon japonicus | Pacific Nurseries

Ophiopogon japonicus

Common Name | Mondo Grass
Popular Plant Non-CA Native | Pacific Nurseries
Non-CA Native
Grass + Grasslike
Ophiopogon japonicus features thin, dark-green, grass-like foliage reaching 6-9″tall and spreads by tuber roots and stolons. It blooms late in summer with pale lilac flowers that are often hidden among the foliage. This hard working, easy-care plant is Ideal for use around the base of trees where most plants will not grow. It performs best in shady locations and can do well in full costal sun. As a native to Asia, this very popular plant is excellent for use in borders, containers, and when mass planted to fill a dreary area. As a lawn alternative, it can also tolerate moderate foot traffic.

Ophiopogon japonicus

Attributes + Requirements

Popular Plant Pollinator Attraction | Pacific Nurseries
Some Pollinator Attraction
Growth | <1' High
Growth | 1′ Wide
Popular Plant Flower Color | Pacific Nurseries
Flower Color | Lavender
Moderate Water
Partial Shade, Full Shade
Popular Plant Soil Requirements | Pacific Nurseries
Soil | Sandy, Rocky, Clay, Well-Drained
Special Features = Deer Resistant | Costal Tolerant | Low Maintenance | Disease Free
Popular Plant Sizes Grown | Pacific Nurseries
Ophiopogon japonicus
Sizes Grown | 1 gal

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