Ophiopogon planiscapus Black Beard (Large Black Mondo Grass)

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This grass bears dramatic black blades that shine black purple in the sun. Small pale lilac flowers bloom on dark stems before glossy dark purple berries appear. Slow growth rate.

Blooms mid-spring
HARDY to -20 °F (-28.9 °C)
0.5-1 ft tall x 1 ft spread
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Attracts birds
Salt tolerant


Zone Zone 6
Exposure Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture
Patent Info PP#22,128