Mondo Grass

Ophiopogon japonicus

  • Mondo Grass
  • Mondo Grass
  • Mondo Grass
  • Mondo Grass
  • Mondo Grass
  • Mondo Grass
  • Mondo Grass
  • Mondo Grass
  • Mondo Grass
  • Mondo Grass
  • Mondo Grass
  • Mondo Grass
  • Flower name
    Mondo Grass
  • Scientific name
    Ophiopogon japonicus
  • Aliasリュウノヒゲ, 竜の髭, モンドグラス, Mondo Grass, Dwarf lilyturf , Ophiopogon japonicus, Fountain plant,, monkey grass
  • Place of originJapan, China
  • Place of floweringFields and footpaths, Horticultural species, Ornamental plants
  • Flowering seasonJuly, August

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


  • Eye
    Asparagales
  • Family
    Asparagaceae
  • Genus
    Ophiopogon
  • Species
    O. japonicus
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Funnel/trumpet shaped
  • Leaf type
    Linear
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeEvergreen perennial grass
  • Flower colorsPink Purple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height10.0 ~ 20.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.5 ~ 0.7 cm

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