LIRIOPE: DWARF MONDO
LATIN NAME: OPHIOPOGON JAPONICUS ‘NANUS’
This perennial evergreen grass is dense with dark green foliage. Its slow and clumping growth habit reaches only 4-6 inches tall(4-6 inches wide). This ornamental grass is widely used in rock gardens, seashore plantings, borders and groundcovers.
Amount of Sunlight: Full shade to partial shade; Intolerant of full sun
Amount of Water: Water regularly; more frequent watering in extreme heat
Soil Conditions: Adaptable to most soils; Prefers well-drained soil
Cold Hardiness Zone: 6-11
This low-maintenance evergreen needs a regular water schedule to ensure the growth of a mature root system. After the mature root system is established, watering is needed occasionally, except during a drought, watering is needed regularly. Pruning old foliage is recommended to maintain a well-groomed appearance.