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Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens'

Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens'
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Common Name: Black Lilyturf

Plant Family: Convallariaceae

Useful for:  Ground Cover or Underplanting
Planting Style:  formal
Season of Interest:  All year round
Position/ Situation:  Sunny Border
Sun or Shade:  Sun to Part Shade
Flower Colour:  Purple
Scented flowers or leaves:  No Scent
Leaf Colour:  Black
Height:  very low (less than 1ft)
Habit/Shape:  Running/spreading
Evergreen:  Yes
Soil Type:  Heavy/Clay
Soil PH:  Acid to Neutral
Award of Garden Merit:  Yes
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Rabbit & Deer Resistance:  Not Known To Be Resistant
Resistance to Honey Fungus:  Resistant to Honey Fungus


Perennial with narrow, jet-black leaves and pale lilac flowers in summer followed by dark blue berries. Likes slightly acidic soil in full sun. Spreads very slowly. Good for pots mixed with other coloured foliage for a good contrast.


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