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Liriope muscari (Lily-Turf, Big Blue Lilyturf)

Type: Species | Edit History      Plant ID - 503501



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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Liliales
Family: Liliaceae
Genus: Liriope
Species: Liriope muscari
 
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Plant Types edit
  • Ground Cover
  • Perennial
Zones / Hardiness edit
  • 6a (to -5 F / -21 C)
  • 6b (to 0 F / -18 C)
  • 7a (to 5 F / -15 C)
  • 7b (to 10 F / -12 C)
  • 8a (to 15 F / -9 C)
  • 8b (to 20 F / -7 C)
  • 9a (to 25 F / -4 C)
  • 9b (to 30 F / -1 C)
  • 10a (to 35 F / 2 C)
  • 10b (to 40 F / 4 C)
Height (Maximum) edit
  • 1 to 1 1/2 feet (30 to 45 cm)
Spread (Maximum) edit
  • 1 1/2 to 2 feet (45 to 60 cm)
Flowering Start edit
  • August
Flowering End edit
  • September
Leaf Colour edit
  • Green - Dark
  • Variegated
Leaf Shape edit
  • Linear
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Suitable For edit
  • Border/Bed
  • Container/Patio
  • Edging
  • Hanging Basket
  • Coastal Garden
  • Cottage Garden
  • Flower Arranging/Drying
  • Low Maintenance Garden
  • Woodland Garden
Sun Exposure edit
  • Full Sun
  • Partial Shade
  • Full Shade
Soil Types edit
  • Well-drained
  • Moist
Soil pH edit
Bloom Colour edit
  • Blue
  • Purple
Wildlife Value edit
  • Deer Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Slug / Snail Resistant
Propagation Techniques edit
  • Seed
  • Division
Skill Level edit
  • Beginner
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Jewell (5500)
  moore (394)
  purpleinopp (8118)
toni (36069)
  arleene (122)
aythya-camellia (860)


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 lukeypukey's Garden
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  arleene (122) wrote on Oct 14 2009
This plant can become a nuisance. Once planted in an area, it's likely to stay there. I have found the best application of this plant is as a groundcover in a bed hemmed in by concrete. Do not plant this in a bed in which you grow other perennials. The liriope can take over!

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