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Ophiopogon japonicus 'Nigrescens' /Black Mondo Grass

Ophiopogon japonicus 'Nigrescens'  / Ophiopogon japonicus 'Nigrescens'
Dark, nearly black foliage
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Dark, nearly black foliage

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Scientific Name: Ophiopogon japonicus 'Nigrescens'
Common Name: Black Mondo Grass
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: to 1 foot
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Medium
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Yes
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Comments: Like the species, except the foliage is almost black. Because of its "black" foliage, it is a plant that can create contrast and interest in a garden.