Ophiopogon japonicus 'Kyoto Dwarf' /Dwarf Mondo

Ophiopogon japonicus 'Kyoto Dwarf'  / Ophiopogon japonicus 'Kyoto Dwarf'
Very low carpet-like growth
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Very low carpet-like growth

Large planting of dwarf mondo

Planting in a checker-board pattern with brick paving

Planting with brick paving

Sizable planting with brick paving in a checker-board pattern

Handsome, well maintained, ground cover planting

Ground cover planting

Well maintained ground cover planting in the Japanese Garden, Birmingham Botanical Garden

Attractive planting in a southern California Japanese garden

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Scientific Name: Ophiopogon japonicus 'Kyoto Dwarf'
Common Name: Dwarf Mondo
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: to 1 foot
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: White, Pink
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: Generally grows less that 4 inches in height and width. It is much smaller and slower spreading, otherwise it is like the species. It is a very low maintenance ground cover. Plant in spring or in northern part of hardiness zone and fall in the southern part.