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Liriope

Liriope spp.

Liriope muscari - Floraison-2 by Denis.prévôt (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Liriope Overview

A genus of 6 species of evergreen herbaceous perennial flowering plants in the Asparagaceae family originating from Eastern and Southeastern Asia. They have clumps of grass-like leaves and dense, slender spikes of tiny spherical purple-blue or white flowers in Summer. Commonly known as lilyturf they are cultivated as groundcover for shady areas and there are many cultivars available including varieties with attractive variegated foliage.

Common problems with Liriope

How to propagate Liriope

Division

You can propagate by division in the spring.

Seed

By seed in the autumn.

Other uses of Liriope

Flower arranging, borders.