Ophiopogon planiscapus ‘Nigrescens’
Has received the RHS Award of Garden Merit.

Common Name : black mondoType : Herbaceous PerennialHabit : Clump-formingHeight : 0.1-0.5 metresSpread : 10-50 cmFlower colour : PinkFlowering from : Juneto JulyFoliage : EvergreenFoliage colour : Black& GreenHardiness : H5
Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters -15° to -10°
Sunlight : Full Sun / Part ShadeMoisture : Moist but well-drainedSoil : Acid / NeutralSeason of interest : Spring - Summer - Autumn - Winter

Syn.- Ophiopogon planiscapus ‘Black Dragon’ / Ophiopogon planiscapus ‘Nigra’
‘Nigrescens’ is an evergreen perennial to 20cm, forming dense tufts of arching, narrowly strap-shaped, leathery black leaves 20-30cm in length. Racemes of small purplish flowers, followed by glossy black berries.


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