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Liriope muscari

Purple Liriope, Monkeygrass, Lilyturf Muscari

Liriope muscari, commonly known as Lilyturf Muscari or Monkeygrass, is an herbaceous perennial with flower spikes that rise above the foliage during summer and autumn bearing masses of lavender-blue flowers. flowers are long lasting and blend wonderfully with the strap like, dark green foliage. Liriope muscari is an excellent choice for cottage gardens, adding to a mixed planting, including in borders, or for planting around outdoor living areas. It is used extensively in landscaping because of the hardiness, versatility, and great appearance year-round.

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Suited to regions:All regions
Plant type:Ornamental Grasses
Height:30 cm
Spread:45 cm
Flowering time:Summer, Autumn
Tolerances:Coastal, Hardy, Shade
Garden uses:Borders, Containers, Living areas, Parks, Paths & Steps, Patios, Ponds, Pool areas, Specimen
Garden styles:Alpine, Architectural, Backyard, City & Courtyard, Coastal, Cottage, Frontyard, Japanese, Modern
Easy to grow?Yes
Maintenance requirementsLow
Growth rateMedium

Liriope muscari Details

Liriope muscari, commonly known as Lilyturf Muscari or Monkeygrass, is an herbaceous perennial grown for its lovely flowers and tidy foliage. Flower spikes rise above the foliage during summer and autumn bearing masses of lavender-blue flowers. The flowers are long lasting and blend wonderfully with the strap like, dark green foliage. It grows as a tidy clump to about 30 cm tall and 45 cm wide, performing best when planted in full sun or partial shade on a well-drained, sheltered site. This Lilyturf is tolerant of cool climates, moderate frost, dry periods, and coastal environments. It may die back during winter in colder regions to regrow in spring when conditions warm, but otherwise remains evergreen. Liriope muscari is an excellent choice for cottage gardens, adding to a mixed planting, including in borders, or for planting around outdoor living areas. It is used extensively in landscaping because of the hardiness, versatility, and great appearance year-round. If you are wanting a beautiful plant, Liriope muscari is hard to beat!

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