Mondo Grass is an evergreen ground cover with dark green, 1/8" wide leaf blades. Insignificant white flowers in the Summer lead to bright blue berries in the Fall. Ophiopogon japonicus spreads rapidly by underground stolons - should be planted in controlled areas. Perfect for erosion control on banks, slopes and contained large bed plantings. Not recommended for mixed beds. Mature height 6"-8".
Full Sun to Shade (Part Shade to Shade - Zones 7-10)
Height: 6-8 Inches
Hardiness Zone: 6-10
Characteristics & Attributes:
Exposure:Full Sun, Partial Sun, Full Shade
Season of Interest (Flowering):Summer
Attributes:Salt Tolerant, Mass Planting, Drought Tolerant, Evergreen, Heat Tolerant, Erosion Control, Ground Cover, Fast Growing
Foliage Color:Dark Green
Soil Moisture:Average Water, Well Drained Soil
Critter Resistance:Deer Resistant
Plants will be shipped semi-bare-root (with little soil) from December to April. As the plants are dormant (sleeping), it is perfectly safe to send them bare-root. Winter is the safest and the best time to ship plants.
This plant will be shipped in 2 - 7 days, Please email us ASAP if you want this plant to be shipped in spring.
Note: The plant is shipped in its pot, firmly secured with several layers of clear tape, thereby avoiding any shuffling and moving during transit. The plant reaches you with minimal damage- very safe and secure. We have been shipping plants like this for several years (plant are sometimes shipped in smaller pots for safety and ease of shipping). Most plants go dormant in fall and winter and will lose most of their leaves - looking dead and dry - very normal. They will flush out in spring.
We cannot send ship some plants and some sizes to California due to restrictions placed by department of agriculture.
Growing Zones: 5-9 outdoors
- Mature Height:
- Full Shade
- Mature Width:
- 1-2 ft.
- Botanical Name:
- Carex 'Ice Dance'
- Growth Rate: