Taiwan Mondo Grass

Ophiopogon formosanum

SKU
5566
?
There are very few rules in gardening, but perhaps the most important one is to work within your zone. Choosing plants that grow and thrive in your particular climate is the very first step toward having a beautiful garden . Learn More
7 - 9

Your climate might be too cold for this plant:

Change

Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade

Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.

No Retailers found within 50 miles of your zipcode

Set Zip to See Prices
More Information
Botanical Pronunciationo-fio-PO-gon
Average Size at MaturityReaches 4 to 6 in. tall, slowly spreading 2 to 3 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Design IdeasMondo grass is the traditional groundcover of the Japanese garden, planted at the base of pagoda lights and stone basins. Perfect for entry gardens, courtyards and atriums. Very good as an edge plant for water gardens or arranged around the base of fountains. Plant as a linear edging in formal shade gardens or in small clusters in Asian gardens. Great for geometric layouts in postmodern and tropical schemes.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Tropical
Growth HabitMounding
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Woodland Garden, Edging, Coastal Exposure, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full shade, Partial shade
Special FeatureClump Forming, Dense Habit, Easy Care, Naturalizes Well, Shade Loving, Year-round Interest, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
Key FeatureAsian Garden Plant

Thrives in humus-rich, evenly moist, well-drained soils. Avoid harsh sun exposures. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. For a tidy appearance, remove old, faded foliage and apply fertilizer in early spring.

Write Your Own Review
You're reviewing:Taiwan Mondo Grass

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7 - 9

Your climate may be too cold for this plant

Change Zip Code