Ophiopogon japonicus 'Nana'
dwarf mondo grass, dwarf lily turf, snakebeard
Zones 6 to 10; Filtered sun or deep shade.
Mature size 2 to 3 inches height, forms a dense grass-like groundcover. Dark green, very fine, grass-like leaves emerge in clumps from a network of rhizomes that grow just below the soil surface. With age the clumps will merge to form a soft dense carpet of foliage. In summer, tiny spikes of small pale lavender flowers are hidden in the dense foliage. Very easy to grow evergreen perennial, member of the lily family.