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Ophiopogon planiscapus

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Features

  • BloomsJune
  • Height0.15m to 0.3m
  • Spread0.3m to 0.35m
  • Growth HabitGrass-like
  • Flower ColourWhitish pink

Description

Ophiopogon planiscapus. This is an evergreen perennial with leaves that are dark green to purple and glossy. The flowering spikes will appear in the summer, the tiny white blooms are flushed with pink.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Grass-like

Origin

Japan

Interest and use

Border, edging, naturaliser, ground cover

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Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Humus-rich
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterMoist

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.

Propagation

Division in spring or by seed in autumn.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Slugs may damage young leaves.

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