Indigenous and introduced plant life occurring in the region of Dublin. The photos published in the posts are from plants grown at the Kinsealy Agricultural Institute and Dublin Zoo.
Sunday, September 20, 2009
Ophiopogan planiscapus 'Nigrescens'
Black grass, Lily turf. A member of the lily family rather than a grass. It has evergreen dark, almost black foliage which reaches only 10-15 cms. Best in full sun and the colour shows well against light coloured plants or gravel/pebbles.