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Ophiopogon jaburan

Lily turf

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Features

  • BloomsAugust
  • Height0.4m to 0.65m
  • Spread0.2m to 0.35m
  • Growth HabitTufted
  • Flower ColourWhitish purple
  • Leaf ColourDark green

Description

Ophiopogon jaburan (Lily turf). This species produces loose, spreading tufts of deep green leaves about 12mm wide. The flowers are produced in loose, drooping sprays of bell-shaped, white flowers these are borne in early summer, followed by shiny deep blue berries.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Grass-like

Origin

Japan

Interest and use

Grown for their grass-like foliage.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Humus-rich
  • Soil pH5.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

These plants are fairly frost hardy, they will tolerate sun or partial-shade in moist, well-drained soil.

Propagation

They are propagated by division of clumps in spring, or from seed in the autumn.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Slugs may damage young leaves.

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