Mondo Grass

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Scientific Name: 
Ophiopogon japonicus
Height: 
< 1'
Spread: 
< 1'
Growth Rate: 
Moderate
Exposure: 
Full Shade/Part Sun
Zone: 
7a
Zone2: 
10b
Form: 
Mounding
Form2: 
Dense
Form3: 
Spreading
Bloom time: 
Summer
Bloom color: 
Purple

Thin, fine textured, dark, blue-green foliage. Burns in full sun. Great as a bed border or planted in mass. Because it grows thick and dense, it will often crowd out weeds. Plant it in shady areas where Raleigh St. Augustine grass will not grow. Also known in the trade as Monkey Grass.

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