Liriope: Dwarf Mondo Latin Name: Ophiopogon japonicus ‘Nanus’
The Basics 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.
The Needs 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
The Care 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.