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Ophiopogon planiscapus Nigrescens

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Wantirna
A8, Indoor
Size: 14cm
Available: 55
$/Unit (EX GST): $8.40 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $9.24 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Ophiopogon planiscapus Nigrescens Black Mondo Grass, Black Monkey Grass, Black Lilyturf,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Grasses, Strappy & Tufting, Groundcovers Clumping, Dense, Spreading, Tufting

Description:
Very attractive hardy evergreen feature plant with black foliage. Great for cold conditions. Use as a border plant along pathways and driveways or in containers for colour contrast.

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

Position: Soil Type:
Any Any

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

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Use a slow release fertiliser or liquid feed early spring. Keep a tidy appearance by cutting back old foliage in spring.

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

Family Name: Origin:
Asparagaceae Asia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Black, Purple
Flower Colour: Pink
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

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