Monroe's White Lilyturf
Liriope muscari 'Monroe's White'
Pronunciation: lir-RYE-oh-pee mus-KAR-ee
|Description||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.|
|Watering||Keep soil moist, but not soggy.|
|Mature Size||Fast growing; forms clumps 14 to 18 in. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Ornamental Berries, Waterwise, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs, Fast Growing, Benefits Birds|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Poolside, Ground Cover, Edging|
|Design Ideas||Liriopes 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.|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Companion Plants||Hosta (Hosta); Coneflower (Echinacea); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Speedwell (Veronica)|
|Care||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.|
|Lore||In 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.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-11
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.