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Purple Explosion™ Lilyturf

Liriope muscari 'EXC 051' PP #21,352

SKU
41177
A versatile evergreen that forms a tight clump of dense, narrow, green foliage that are the perfect complement to the explosion of deep purple flower spikes in the fall. This exceptionally profuse flowering variety is sensational for use in mass plantings as groundcover, lining pathways, or edging perennial and shrub borders. Well-suited for containers.
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Botanical Pronunciationlir-EYE-oh-pee mus-KAR-ee
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 8 to 12 in. tall, spreading to 8 in. wide.
Bloom TimeLate Summer to Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Firewise, Mass Planting, Poolside, Rock Garden, Very Wet Areas, Woodland Garden, Edging, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureClump Forming, Dense Habit, Easy Care, Tolerates Wet Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Pet Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
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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