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Black Mondo Grass

Contrasts with light-colored foliage

  • Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Height/Habit: 6 - 8 inches
  • Zone: 5-10
  • Flowering Date: Late Spring

We ship this item in Spring

69330-Black Mondo Grass

1 per pack $12.99

Black Mondo Grass

Low-growing grass with shiny black, straplike foliage provides a wonderful contrast to lighter colored foliage such are ferns and hostas. Pink to lilac racemes add color in the spring. This heat and drought-tolerant perennial is a good choice for the garden and containers. 4" pot. Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens' (Ophiopogon)

Perennial •Z5-10 •H6-8"xW6-8" •Late Spring •Sun-Part Shade

Product Details
  • Season Spring
  • Unit of Measure1
  • Botanical NameOphiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens' (Ophiopogon)
  • Ships As4" POT
  • Sun ExposureFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
  • Spread12 inches
  • Spacing12 inches
  • Hardiness Zone5-10
  • Flowering DateLate Spring
  • Planting InstructionsTolerates sun but prefers partial shade with moist, well drained soil.
  • Flower Color:pink
  • Flower Form2" - 3" long racemes.
  • Foliage TypeA dense grass-like turf of nearly black tufted basal leaves. More narrow than Lily-turf.
  • PruningMow every year or two to improve carpet quality.
  • Unique CharactersticsOne of the true black leaved plants. Heat and drought resistant. Contrasts beautifully with lighter colored foliage such as Ferns and Hostas or plants with white or yellow blooms. Tolerates light traffic.
  • Shipped4" POT
  • Height/Habit6 - 8 inches
  • Growth RateSlow - fill in in 2-3 years.
Shipping Information

When will my order ship?

Orders for in-stock seeds, general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping time frames outlined below:

*Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August.

2018 Spring Shipping Schedule
Zone Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4B 4/30/18 - 6/8/18
5A-6B 4/30/18 - 6/22/18
7A & 7B 4/2/18 - 6/22/18
8A & 8B 2/19/18 - 5/25/18
9A - 10B 2/12/18 - 5/25/18
Last Order Date Zones 1-4: June 4th, 2018
Zones 5-7: June 18th, 2018
Zones 8-10: May 21st, 2018

Shipping Note:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Based on the contents of your order we always strive to ship your order complete, and as early as possible. Large orders may be shipped in more than one package.

Bare-root perennials, trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant. This promotes optimum transit conditions and success in your garden. In the Fall, these plants tend to arrive at the later end of the shipping window.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your order.

For trees and other oversize items, we do not ship to PO boxes and it will be delivered via FedEx Home delivery.

After you place your order, you will receive an email confirmation with the details of your order and a delivery estimate.

You will also receive an email notification when your order ships with an updated arrival estimate.

At any time after you place your order you can check your order status on our website using your email or the account number found in your order confirmation email.

Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.

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