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Crystal Falls® Mondo Grass

Ophiopogon jaburan 'HOCF' PP #17,430

An improved, cold-hardy selection with deep green, glossy foliage that resists winter damage and disease. White, star-like flower spikes emerge from neat mounds in midsummer, followed by bright blue berries. A superb groundcover, edging or border fill. Evergreen.
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Full shade, Partial shade

Keep soil moist, but not soggy.


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Botanical Pronunciationo-fio-PO-gon JA-bur-an
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; forms mound 24 to 30 in. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeMidsummer
Design IdeasNeat, glossy foliage is perfect for a contemporary shaded landscape accompanying other perennials and shade loving plants. Provides a bold, grassy texture when used as a groundcover under large trees or bordering beds.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season
Flower ColorWhite
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Edging, Groundcover
Light NeedsFull shade, Partial shade
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureEasy Care, Ornamental Berries
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsKeep soil moist, but not soggy.
Companion PlantsHosta (Hosta); Painted Fern (Athyrium); Coral Bells (Heuchera); Periwinkle (Vinca); Lithodora (Lithodora)

Thrives in humus-rich, slightly acidic, evenly moist, well-drained soils, but very adaptable. Space 2 to 3 ft. apart as groundcover; closer for faster fill. Water regularly to maintain consistent soil moisture. Feed with an all-purpose fertilizer in early spring; repeat early fall. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years as needed.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-11

USDA Cold Hardiness Zone Map

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