Ophiopogon Black Dragon

Height 40cm
Spread 40cm
Full sun
Full sun/Part Shade
Botanical Name: Ophiopogon planiscapus Black Dragon

Variety Profile

  • Fast growing form of Black Mondo grass.
  • Low clumping - ideal for edging or mass planting as a ground cover.
  • Very hardy, low maintenance and versatile, tolerating both sun and shade.
  • Soft lilac coloured flowers in Spring
  • Very tolerant once established.

Cultural Care

Prefers a full sun to part shade location in most soil types given good drainage. Low watering requirements but should be watered regularly during extended periods of heat. Frost tolerant. No pruning required. Apply slow release fertiliser in spring.

Plant Uses

  • Ornamental container displays all year round.
  • Mass plant as ground cover.
  • Can be used as informal edging.
  • Dramatic effect in general garden use.

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