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Monroe's White Lilyturf

Liriope muscari 'Monroe's White'

SKU
00976
Large spikes of white flowers stand out against dense clumps of dark, forest green foliage. A popular, durable, deer resistant perennial valued for its use in colonies or masses as a lush, non-spreading groundcover or edging. Nestle between boulders in the Asian garden. Evergreen.
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Botanical Pronunciationlir-RYE-oh-pee mus-KAR-ee
LoreIn ancient China where paper was an expensive commodity, leaves of this plant were used as bookmarks and thus often found growing at educational institutions and libraries.
Average Size at MaturityFast growing; forms clumps 14 to 18 in. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Design IdeasLiriopes are exceptional shade garden edging or front of the border line. Plant in masses under shade trees or large old shrubs with bare legs to discourage weeds and cover bare ground. Popular with boulders and along stepping walks in Asian inspired gardens. Equally good in rock waterfall and woodland settings.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Poolside, Edging, Groundcover
Light NeedsPartial sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Ornamental Berries, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Benefits Birds
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsKeep soil moist, but not soggy.
Companion PlantsHosta (Hosta); Coneflower (Echinacea); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Speedwell (Veronica)

Thrives in average, well-drained soils; adaptable to a range of soil types. Water regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; tolerates mild drought, when established. For a tidy appearance, remove old, faded foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-11

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