Lilyturf, Liriope

Lilyturf Overview

Description Used often as a groundcover or an edging plant, liriope is popular for good reason. It stays green year-round in many climates, produces pretty blue or white flowers, and is about as tough a plant as you'll hope to meet. Its dense tufts of almost-evergreen, broadly grassy leaves are often striped. Stiff stems bear tight spikes of tiny blue or white bells, similar to those of grape hyacinth. It is best protected from drying winds in rich, well-drained soil that retains moisture.
Genus Name Liriope
Common Name Lilyturf
Plant Type Perennial
Light Part Sun, Shade, Sun
Height 6 to 6 inches
Width null to 2 feet
Flower Color Blue, White
Season Features Colorful Fall Foliage, Fall Bloom, Summer Bloom
Special Features Cut Flowers, Fragrance, Good for Containers, Low Maintenance
Zones 10, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Propagation Division, Seed
Problem Solvers Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Groundcover, Slope/Erosion Control

More varieties for Lilyturf


'Lilac Beauty' lilyturf

Liriope muscari 'Lilac Beauty' has showy spikes of lilac flowers above solid green leaves. Zones 6-10

Lilyturf, Liriope

Variegated lilyturf

Liriope muscari 'Variegata' bears cream-edged leaves, and in fall produces tiny brilliant blue flower spikes. Zones 6-10

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