Black Mondo Grass - Ophiopogon Planiscapus Nigrescens is unique since it is one of the few black leaved ornamental grasses in the world. Black Mondo Grass is stunning when planted in mass or as an accent plant in the flower garden. Black Mondo Grass is a slow spreader and will eventually form a beautiful glossy black mat.
Two qualities are indispensable: first, an intellect that, even in the darkest hour, retains some glimmerings of the inner light which leads to truth; and second, the courage to follow this faint light wherever it may lead.”
Liriope muscari. Easy to grow, and spreads. Good for lining sidewalks. I have these and the flowers are a pretty shade of purple. Bees and butterflies like them. In winter, they produce interesting large seeds. - Ali C.