liriope muscari 'big blue' (giant lily turf)

Size: 1 gallon
  • showy whorled lavender flowers on short spikes, just above of the body of the plant
  • flowers lead to dark blue to black berries, persisting into the winter
  • semi-evergreen strap-like arching glossy dark green blades
  • grown for its slow-spreading clump-forming habit
  • bloom time: late summer
  • liriope is not a grass, it is a member of the lily family
  • zone 5
  • height 40-50cm 
  • spread 30-40cm 
  • colour lavender
  • grows best in a moist, fertile soil, in partial shade, and will tolerate a wide range of light and soil conditions: heat, humidity and drought
  • prune in early spring to remove old foliage and dead tips
  • full sun, partial sun/shade, full shade
  • deer resistant
  • low maintenance
  • evergreen
  • drought tolerant, once established
  • heat tolerant
  • ground cover
  • rock garden
  • (image courtesy of NVK nurseries, NVK holdings inc.)