5 Black Mondo Grass Seeds - Ophiopogon Planiscapus Nigrescens
Black Mondo Grass Seeds - Ophiopogon planiscapus Nigrescens
Ophiopogon Planiscapus Mondo Grass is considered to be a dwarf ornamental grass as it only reaches about 6 inches in height. It is one of the few black-leaved ornamental types of grass in the world and is stunning when planted in mass or as an accent plant in the flower garden.
Black Mondo Grass ground cover is very useful in partial to full shade where it will spread slowly and not be aggressive or invasive. This is a great ornamental for year-round color and interest.
Season: Perennial USDA Zones: 6 - 10 Height: 6 inches Width: 12 inches Foliage Color: Black Flower Color: Lilac Growth Rate: Slow Fall Color: Black Soil Requirement: Well-drained soils, pH 5.6 - 6.5 Environment: Partial to full shade Deer Resistant: Yes Latin Name: Ophiopogon planiscapus Nigrescens
Temperature: 69F - If after 3 weeks no germination has occurred, place the container in a refrigerator (not freezer) at 40F for 3 - 4 weeks, then move the container back to the warmer temperature as indicated above. Germination can be erratic but usually takes between 30 and 150 days.. Average Germ Time: 30 - 180 days Light Required: Yes Depth: Cover with a thin layer Sowing Rate: 1 - 2 seeds per plant Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination Plant Spacing: 9 - 12 inches