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Commonly known as Lilyturf

Generally easily grown with no management as a slowly spreading groundcover or edging.

Genus of about 8 species of tufted, rhizomatous and tuberous, evergreen and semi-evergreen perennials found in usually acid woodland habitats in China, Vietnam, Taiwan and Japan.

Further Reading....

  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial - rhizomatous perennials
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - evergreen and semi e arching, linear, grass-like leaves form dense clumps or mats. Small flowers, which open only slightly, are followed by black berries.
  • Tuberous - tuberous perennials
  • Full shade - - shelter from cold winds
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Place of origin - - China, Japan, Vietnam, Taiwan.
  • Soil Conditions - Acid / ericaceous loving -
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil

Buy Varieties of LIRIOPE


LIRIOPE muscari  >

Commonly known as: Big blue lilyturf.
Grass-like plant with deep green foliage and spikes of violet coloured flowers
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

LIRIOPE muscari 'Monroe White'

LIRIOPE muscari 'Monroe White'  >

Commonly known as: Big blue lilyturf.
Green-stalked racemes of white flowers
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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