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Ophiopogon japonicus 'Gyoku Ryu'
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Ophiopogon japonicus 'Gyoku Ryu'

Gyoku Ryu Dwarf Mondo Grass

Item #: 551

Zones: 5a to 10b

Height: 3" tall

Culture: Part Sun to Shade

Origin: Japan

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L)
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$15.00

"Simply irresistible" is the best way to describe Ophiopogon 'Gyoku Ryu'...a dwarf mondo grass cultivar with thick, dark green, grass-like foliage that eventually makes a tight mat in even the worst garden conditions. Plant dwarf mondo on 6-12" centers for a wonderful evergreen groundcover. Ophiopogon 'Gyoku Ryu' could best be described as looking like a lush lawn of pre-mowed grass...what a great idea! If that's not enough, the rhizomes of Ophiopogon japonicus have long been used in traditional Chinese medicine to treat inflamation, cardiovascular disease, tumors, and to slow aging.  I think I'm going to be rollin' around in the mondo grass this afternoon. 



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