Select Page

Liriope Green

he Liriope genus includes a small number of grass-like flowering perennial plants native to East and Southeast Asia.

Category:

Description

Liriopes→Monkey Grass (Liriope muscari)

Common names:
Monkey Grass
Lily Turf
Lilyturf

 

Botanical names:
Liriope muscari Accepted
Liriope gigantea Synonym
Liriope platyphylla Synonym
Liriope exiliflora Synonym

 

General Plant Information
Plant Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 18 inches
Plant Spread: 18 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Lavender
White
Bloom Size: Under 1″
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Erosion control
Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Offsets
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots