Black mondo

Ophiopogon planiscapus

  • Black mondo
  • Black mondo
  • Flower name
    Black mondo
  • Scientific name
    Ophiopogon planiscapus
  • Aliasオオバリュウノヒゲ, Black mondo, 大葉蛇の髭, 大葉龍の髭
  • Place of originJapan, China
  • Place of floweringFields and footpaths, Garden, Ornamental plants
  • Flowering seasonJune, July, August

What is Black mondo

Black mondo , scientific name:Ophiopogon planiscapus, is native to China and Japan, and is tolerant to shade evergreen perennial of the Asparagaceae department , of the Ophiopogon genus. Portuguese branches, the crowding out of linear leaves in green. Summer bloom down on white florets on long erect spikes. Bunched with Japan national forests and grasslands and blooms. Fruit consisting of flowers after varies what was at first a green dark grey. Strong shade grown green leaves all year round, and is used as a ground cover. Roots are used in Chinese medicine. Javelin (King Orchid)-seed is a black-purple.

Common name: Black mondo , scientific name:Ophiopogon planiscapus aka: black mondo , giant valuunnohighe (perilla Dragon Beard), origin: Japan, China, Distribution: Japan national, environment: forests and grasslands, living type: Evergreen perennial gardening, height: 20-30 cm, length: 10-30 cm. leaf color: linear, green, leaf, leaf edge: serrated, flowers: spikes, scape height: 20-30 cm, flowering: June-August, flower color: white, flower diameter:0.6~0.8cm, Corolla: funnel-shaped Tip 6 deep fissure, flower pieces: 6, perianth-type: funnel-shaped, stamens 6, anther colour: yellow, flower: cylindrical, ovary: 3, stigma: 3 crack, seeds: jacket, seed shape: spherical, seed colors: Green-dark grey, seed size:0.8~1cm


  • Eye
    Asparagales
  • Family
    Asparagaceae
  • Genus
    Ophiopogon
  • Species
    O. planiscapus
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Funnel/trumpet shaped
  • Leaf type
    Linear
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeEvergreen perennial grass
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height20.0 ~ 30.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.6 ~ 0.8 cm

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