jadebuddha
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Japanese groundcover, please help me identify.

While vacationing in Osaka, I noticed a type of grass in raised beds. I can't remember much about it, but I think it was pretty popular. It may have been about six or so inches tall, but the distinguishing feature was that the ends curve over. I did hear at the time that it only grows to a certain length, preventing the need for mowing. It was quite unique but I can't find any more information about it. Any assistance in this would be appreciated.

MaineDesigner
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I suspect it might have been Ophiopogon but I don't have enough information to do much more than guess. When you say that "the ends curve over" do you mean the blades curve in broad arc or sharply just at the tips?

jadebuddha
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Thanks for the help. The blades curve over in a broad arc. I'll have to see if I can find any pics of the species you gave me.

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