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Liriope muscari Evergreen Dwarf

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Liriope muscari Evergreen Dwarf Dwarf Lilyturf, Lily Turf, Border Grass, Monkey Grass,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Grasses, Strappy & Tufting Clumping, Running, Tufting

Hardy evergreen, glossy green strappy leaved perennial growing too approx. 30cm tall. Clumps expand slowly and are not invasive. Purple flower spikes sit above the foliage in late Summer, followed by black coloured berries in Winter. Mass plant as a lawn alternative, drift through borders, use in containers and edge pathways with tough little plant. White and pink flowering L. muscari also available.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Sandy

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Formal Garden, Groundcover, Lawn Alternatives, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free, Snails And Slugs

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Liliaceae Asia

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Purple
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: High
Wind: High