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Ophiopogen japonicus 'Slender'

slender green mondo

A small spreading grass with slender dark green foliage. White to pale pink flowers in summer followed by small blue berries.
 
originJapan
cultural notesPrefers moist well drained soils in a sunny position.
toleratesFrost tolerant.
flowering seasonSummer.
flower colourSmall white to pale pink lily like flowers held amongst the foliage on short stems.
foliage colourSlender dark green, grass like foliage.
widthup to 0.3m
heightup to 0.3m
plant spacing10cm apart
recommended usesOften used as a border plant around garden beds and paths or pavers. A useful plant for softening the hard edges of concrete, tiles, pavers and the like.

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