Ophiopogon japonicus

Dwarf Lilyturf, Mondo Grass, Monkey Grass

Family: Liliaceae Lily

Type Perennial
USDA Hardiness range 7A - 11
Exposure Full shade to partial shade or partial sun
Bloom color White
Bloom time Early Summer to Early Fall
Water needs Moist
Landscape uses Border, container, ground cover, massing, rock garden, seashore, specimen, woodland garden
Height 6" to 8" / 15cm to 20cm
Spread 6" to 12" / 15cm to 30cm
Growth rate Slow
Persistence Evergreen, needles or needle-like
Leaf color Green
Fruit color Brown
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Rounded, spreading or horizontal
Attributes and features Naturalizing