OPHIOPOGON Grown for its grass-like foliage but really a member of the Lily family. Sun or part shade in a sheltered, well-drained, soil.
Ophiopogon japonicus ‘Variegatus’ Narrow grass like, green and white leaves, evergreen. Short spikes of white flowers in July and August. Height up to 60cm. Spread 30cm.
Ophiopogon planiscapus ‘Nigrescens’ AGM often referred to as a ‘Black Grass’ Evergreen, spreading, clump forming perennial grown for its distinctive grass like, black leaves. Racemes of lilac flowers in summer are followed by black fruits. Height 20cm. Spread 30cm.