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Liriope muscari

Liriope muscari is one of the few plants that can tolerate dry shade, although it can cope with much wetter conditions too. It makes clumps of dark green, slender, pointed leaves, and from late summer through to the end of autumn is has spikes of small blue flowers, reminiscent (from a distance!) of grape hyacinths, whence its name. In America it is known a lily turf, but I have never heard that name used in Britain, except on web sites that are no doubt inspired by their American cousins.

Evergreen perennial with strap shaped leaves and bright violet mauve flowers.

PLANT SPECIFICS
Quantity 2 litre pot
Width 50cm
Height 40cm
Family Asparagaceae
Flowering Late summer to mid autumn
Habitat detail full sun or partial shade
Garden habitat Open sunny
Soil acidic, well drained soil
Plant category Herbaceous
Height range 20 - 60 cm

Code

L45-2
2 litre pot
Liriope muscari
Liriope muscari
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