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Ophiopogon japonicus Silver Dragon

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Ophiopogon japonicus Silver Dragon Variegated Stripey Mondo Grass, Monkey Grass, Lilyturf,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Grasses, Strappy & Tufting Clumping, Tufting, Upright

Description:
Great for adding a colourful border to any garden. Dense spikes of mauve flowers in spring, followed by bluish black berries. A variegated form of Mondo Grass.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm <30cm

Position: Soil Type:
Semi Shade Any

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Playgrounds, Shady Garden, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free, Snails And Slugs

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Liliaceae Asia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Silver, White, Variegated
Flower Colour: Purple
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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