- Common Name: Black Mondo
- Synonyms: Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Black Dragon', Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigra', Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens'
- Position: Full sun, Partial shade, East-facing, South-facing, West-facing, Exposed, Sheltered
- Soil: Moist but well-drained, Clay, Loam, Sand, Acid, Neutral
- Flowers: Summer
- Flower Colour: Purple
- Hardiness: H5 - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters
- Habit: Evergreen, Clump-forming
- Height & Spread: 20cm × 30cm
An evergreen perennial forming dense, tufts of arching, strap-shaped black leaves. Small spikes of bell-shaped, pale mauve flowers form in summer, followed by glossy, black berries.
Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Kokuryu'