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Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens' (Black Dragon)

Plant type: Perennial

RHS Award of Garden Merit
Availability : available now
An excellent and usful plant often know as 'Black Grass' even though this is treally not a grass but a member of the lily family. The narrow, shiny black leaves are evergreen and form a carpet across the ground year-round. In early summer small lilac flowers appear, folowed by cream/lilac ovoid berries - both the flowers and fruit are not that prominent unless you look hard - the wonderful leaves are the main feature.

Plant it at the front of the border in sun or light shade in well-drained soil, or use it as a superb container plant. Fully hardy but avoid drying winds.
Our price: 4.00


Detailed Information
Height 6-10" (15-25m)
Spread after 3 years 12" (30cm)
Flowering Period early summer
Trecanna Rating 9
Hardiness Fully Hardy
Position Full Sun or part-shade
Soil Well-drained
Crocosmia Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens' (Black Dragon)

Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens' (Black Dragon)
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