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1 gal. Black Mondo Grass

1 gal. Black Mondo Grass

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  • $ 2449

Assembled dimension : 6 in. W x 6 in. D x 6 in. H . A black-leafed mondo grass with pink blooms and black berries; neat, easy to grow, and tolerant of sun or shade . Splendid ground cover that accentuates the bright colors of neighboring plants . A striking little plant for the garden path or landscape border . Pot size: 1 gal. . We're sorry, this plant cannot be shipped to California, Colorado, or Mississippi . May ship in a dormant state, with no top growth at all . This plant ships bare root, with no pot and no soil . Gleaming black accents for full sun to part shade . Performs best in plant growing zones 4 to 7, when grown in other Zones, special care requirements will be required . To accommodate mature size or when planting in groups, space 1 ft. away from other plants or structures . When shipped as a bare root plant, the Shake & Ship system has been used to remove soil from roots

One of the few black-leaved plants in existence, this isn't officially a grass, but it's habit and garden use merit it's consideration for edging and other landscaping uses. Black Mondo Grass is tolerant of full sun to part shade, very attractive, and trouble-free in most settings. Rely on it to add dramatic color to the border, garden path, or accent plantings. Just 9 in. high, this plant spreads about a foot wide, with long, slender, elegant leaves of a purple so dark they appear black. It bears small, bright pink blooms in summer, followed by glossy black berries that remain through autumn into winter, but it's primary emphasis is on the splendid foliage. Grow Black Mondo Grass in any good, well-drained soil. It is highly resistant to heat and drought, but appreciates a winter mulch.

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