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Dwarf Mondo Grass

Ophiopogon japonicus 'Nana'
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Evergreen perennial with a trailing habit, forms a dense clump of green, grass-like foliage. Short spikes bearing lilac flowers peek out from the foliage in summer. Excellent as a ground cover and between pavers. 

Plant with Elijah Blue Fescue


  • Landscape Size: 3"-5" tall, width varies
  • Light Requirement: Morning Sun/Afternoon Shade or Full Shade
  • Water Needs: Moderate
  • Sunset Zone: 5-9, 14-24
  • Growth Habit: Mounding, Spreading
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Attributes: Deer Resistant, Evergreen

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions. 

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices

Visit: National County Extension Offices

Green Thumb Guide

Tolerant of most soil types. Cut back foliage in early spring. Feed with an all purpose plant food. As ground cover, space plants 6"-12" apart. Tolerant of light foot traffic.



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