About the Dwarf
Mondo Grass :
Dwarf Mondo Grass, Ophiopogon japonicus,
is an ornamental grass which grows to 4" in
height and is closely related to the liriope.
It is also known as Dwarf Lilyturf, Mondo
Grass Dwarf and Monkey Grass. Tiny, pale
lavender flowers on short stalks bloom in
summer are often hidden by the leaves.
This perennial evergreen grows in
average, medium wet, well-drained soil in
part shade to full shade. Mondo Grasses are
symmetrical with a fine texture and has a
dense crown. It spreads by underground stems
or tubers. This plant is widely used in rock
gardens, seashore plantings, borders and
groundcovers. It is intolerant of full sun.