Plant Finder


Liriope spicata

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Liriope spicata Creeping Lilyturf, Creeping Lily Turf, Creeping Liriope,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Grasses, Strappy & Tufting Clumping, Running, Tufting

A creeping form of Liriope that is slightly shorter than muscari although it is extremely vigorous and can become invasive. It is recommended to plant it where root boundaries are in place to stop it getting out of control. Flowers come in white or blue shades. If unsure plant L. muscari as a substitute.

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

Position: Soil Type:
Semi Shade Loam, Sandy

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Erosion Control, Groundcover, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Tropical Garden, Verge, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

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

Family Name: Origin:
Liliaceae Asia

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

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