Ophiopogon planiscapus Nak.

Clump-forming herb to 50 cm high from a spreading rhizome. Leaves numerous, broadly linear, perennial. Inflorescence slender, smooth, not exceeding the leaves. Flowers numerous, spreading, to 8 mm wide; summer. Tepals white to pale violet-purple. Seeds dull blue.


Grown as a garden ornamental or indoor plant in light to heavy shade.


O. jaburan is tufted, leaves 1 - 1.5 cm broad.

Source: Conran, J. (2005). Convallariaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 5. Flowering plants. Monocotyledons. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens'

Leaves dark purplish-black, sometimes with basal silver stripes, flowers pink.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Lilianae
order      Asparagales
family       Asparagaceae
genus        Ophiopogon Ker Gawl.