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Ophiopogon planiscapus ‘Nigrescens’

For sale by Rachel the Gardener

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One of my all-time easy-care favourite plants for foliage: black, black leaves, superb in gravel, as they like it well-drained. One of the few that actually look better when it rains!! They spread slowly to make a low clump. Evergreen, Or should that be Everblack?

Pot SizeTotal Price
1 litre
£7.50
0.65 litres
£5.00

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Grower Notes

Sun or part shade, any soil: prefer it quite well drained, will tolerate drought once they are established: perfect for gravel paths, wasted in a border unless you underplant with something bright like Lysimachia nummularia 'aurea'. Which, by coincidence, I am also offering for sale!

Plant Finder: about Ophiopogon planiscapus ‘Nigrescens’

Common names

Black mondo

Description

Ophiopogon planiscapus ‘Nigrescens’ (Black mondo). These plants are fairly frost hardy, they will tolerate sun or partial-shade in moist well drained soil.

Cultivation

These plants are fairly frost hardy, they will tolerate sun or partial-shade in moist, well-drained soil. They are propagated by division of clumps in spring, or from seed in the autumn.

Interest and use

Border, edging, naturaliser, ground cover

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Ophiopogon planiscapus ‘Nigrescens’ | Dilton Marsh, Westbury, Wiltshire, BA13 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Humus-rich
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterMoist

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