SCIENTIFIC NAME: Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens'--COMMON NAME: Black Mondo Grass-- GARDEN SIZE: 8-12 in. x 8-12 in.-- USDA ZONE: 6-9-- EXPOSURE: Partial Shade to Full Shade-- WATER & SOIL: Average to moist, well-drained soil; prefers rich, humusy, and slightly acidic conditions-- HABIT (FORM): Small, turf-like clumps-- FOLIAGE: Evergreen; Narrow, linear, blackish-purple blades-- BLOOM TIME & COLOR: July to August; Small, pink bell-shaped flowers-- CARE: Pruning is unnecessary and discouraged. Old leaves will die to the ground making way for new growth to take their place--
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