OPHIOPOGON planiscapus 'Black Beard'

Small
Part shade
Purple
Moisture retentive soil
Reasonable soil
Multiple
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Description

Height x Spread: 20cm x 45cm

'Black Beard' has interesting dark purple, evergreen grass-like foliage. As the leathery foliage matures, the leaves gets darker in colour. Spikes of insignificant small white flowers  appear during early summer. OPHIOPOGON planiscapus is commonly known as Black Mondo Grass.

It is at its happiest when planted in moist soil and partial shade although it will tolerate both drier and sunnier sites . 'Black Beard' can be used in a number of situations such as under-planting trees and shrubs, or as edging along a border.