This dwarf evergreen grass-like perennial grows in a low, spreading clump of spiky, dark green, smooth-textured leaves; contrasting light lilac to white flowers rise amid the foliage and turn to iridescent blue berries in fall; excellent ground cover; relatively deer resistant; somewhat drought tolerant once established.
Excellent ground cover
Good in edgings, borders, containers, woodland, water-wise and shade gardens and as ground cover.
Ophiopogon japonicus 'Nana'
(Dwarf Mondo Grass)
Full sun to part shade
3" (8 cm)
4" (10.2 cm)
Rarely flowers; violet coloured flowers on wiry stalks
August - September
Moderate-Low. Keep moist in hot conditions
Prefers moist, well-drained soil types