Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V1 #76

<<Message-ID: <Wed, 17 May 95 18:11:01 PDT_1 at ccm_hf.intel.com>
To: aquatic-plants at actwin_com
Subject: Ophiopogon Japonicus

I'm looking for info about Ophiopogon Japonicus, like when it need and 
how well it can grow.>>

As this plant (aka "mondo grass") is a terrestrial plant that will do well in
hot dry shade (ref: Sunset WGB), it seems unlikely that it will ever thrive
in an aquarium.  A good candidate for 6-week meltdown - perhaps more so than
acorus, which can do OK in certain aquarium conditions.  If you are willing
to propagate the plant on terra firma and frequently replace your aquarium
specimens, you could get some neat effects, as there is a black leaved
variety of this plant (leaves a curving 6" long).