Ophiopogon or Lily Turf
Despite its grass-like leaves, Ophiopogon, or Lilyturf, is a member of the Asparagus family! Ophiopogon is an extraordinary looking plant with purple-green leaves that turn jet black when in full sun.
An unusual grass that catches your eye with striking foliage, mixes well in any flower border contrasting nicely with greens
Where to Site Your Ophiopogon
As it’s so low growing it can easily get lost in a border so looks best on a rock garden or raised bed.
How to Grow and Look after your Ophiopogon
Ophiopogon grows well in sun or partial shade and likes a well-drained moist soil.