Grass Seed For Shade: What Grass Grows In Shade - Grass doesn’t like shade. If you have a lot of shade trees or other low light conditions in your yard, you’re never going to have a lawn. It’s as simple as that. Or is it? Learn more here.
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.
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.