Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens' (Black Mondo Grass)

This grass bears dramatic black blades that shine black purple in the sun. Small pale pink 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
Drought tolerant
Tolerant to juglone
Salt tolerant
Attracts birds
Deer and rabbit resistant

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Zone Zone 6
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate to Full Moisture

Dense clumps of arching stems, with green and creamy white variegated leaves in cascading layers resemble dwarf bamboo. Hidden among the foliage are tiny delicate green flower heads. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late summer to early fall
1-1.5 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
Shade tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Groundcover

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Clump-forming rose-pink leaves that darken to bronze-pink as they mature. Small bell-shaped flowers appear on tall stems early in the season. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to late summer
2 ft tall x 1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Moderate salt tolerance

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Orange yellow, pink edges, double, deep green foliage, moderate growth rate, blooms early to late spring, 1 ft tall x 1 ft wide, partial to full shade.

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An abundance of reddish seed heads that mature to light brown on tall thin stalks grow high above a tight clump of narrow green grass and yellow striped blades that fade to orange red in fall. Slow growth rate.

Blooms mid-spring
HARDY to -30 °F (-34.4 °C)
1-2.5 ft tall x 1-2.5 ft spread
Drought tolerant
Tolerant to juglone
Salt tolerant
Attracts birds
Deer and rabbit resistant

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Green, purple blooms, blooms late summer to early fall, 3-5 ft tall x 2-3 ft wide, full sun.

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