Liriope muscari

Botanical Name: Liriope muscari

Phonetic: lir-EE-O-pee musk-are-ee

Common Name(s): Lily Turf/Big Blue Lily Turf

Family: Convallariaceae (Liliaceae)
Origin: China, Taiwan, Japan
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Persistence: Evergreen

Leaf Type: Simple
Fall Color: Leaves can turn brown in winter                                  
Leaf Color: Glossy, dark green long leaves
Texture: Coarse
Density: Medium
Bloom Season: Summer/August to September
Flower Color(s): Soft magenta

Exposure: Part shade
USDA: 5-10
Climate Zone(s): 2,3,7,14,15,16,17,24
Growth Rate:                                              
Height: 1 to 1.5 Feet
Spread: 1 to 1.5 Feet
Hydrozone: Medium/2
Soil: Average, medium, well-drained soil, moist and fertile, loamy soil
Pest: No serious problems, slugs and snails
Features: Tolerates rabbit, deer, drought, erosion, air pollution, tufted tuberous-rooted, grass-like perennial, blackish berries in fall and winter, attractive foliage
Uses: Edging, massing, ground cover, woodland gardens, Asian style plantings, containers, slopes

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