Mondo Grass

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    Mondo Grass @ Kojimachi
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    Mondo Grass @ Kojimachi
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    Mondo Grass @ Kojimachi
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    Mondo Grass @ Kauai Iland
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    Bakumontoutou
    Mondo Grass @ My home
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    Mondo Grass @ Akatsuka Botanical Garden

Basic information

Flower Name
Mondo Grass
Formal Name
Ophiopogon japonicus
Alias
Mondo Grass, Dwarf lilyturf , Ophiopogon japonicus, monkey grass
Habitat
Japan, China
Morph
Evergreen perennial grass

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What is Mondo Grass

Mondo Grass, scientific name:Ophiopogon japonicus, is a tolerant to shade evergreen perennial lant of the Asparagaceae Department , of the Ophiopogon genus native to China and Japan. Horticultural species are breeding. The native of Japan national forest and grasslands. Stoloniferous, clumps, blooms. Hiding in a dark green linear leaves, summer of racemes pale-purple or white flowers bloom in the drop-down. Also being stepped on, plant low all year round green leaves grown strongly, and proliferation of dense, shade strong, so used ground cover. Roots are also used in Chinese medicine. Japanese linear leaves that resemble a dragon was named. Like flowers, there is a giant valuunnohighe of Ophiopogon japonicus is a petite flowers and leaves.

Common name: Mondo Grass, scientific name:Ophiopogon japonicus, aka: mondo grass , Fountain plant, monkey grass, Dwarf lilyturf , origin Japan and China, distribution: Japan national, environment: forests and grasslands, height: 10 cm, raw living: Evergreen perennial, leaf width: 1, 3 cm, leaf color: glossy dark green, leaf shape: linear, phyllotaxis: roots, Flowering period: July-August, and leaf length: 10-20 cm, leaf width:0.2~0.3cm, inflorescence shape: racemes flower color: pale purple and white flower diameter:0.7cm, seed color: blue, seed size:0.7cm, seed shape: spherical, uses: ground cover, rock garden, golf course, roots of Chinese herbal medicine barley gate, stems are edible's winter

Detailed information

Order
Asparagales
Family
Asparagaceae
Genus
Ophiopogon
Species
O. japonicus
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Racemous Inflorescence
Petal shape
Infundibular
Leaf type
Linear
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Plain/fleetcultivated variety foliage plant
Color
Pink, Violet, White
Season
JulAug
Height
10 ~ 20 [cm]
Diameter
0.5 ~ 0.7

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