Silver Dragon Lilyturf

Liriope spicata 'Silver Dragon'

Pronunciation: lir-EYE-oh-pee spi-KAH-tuh
SKU #05892
6-11

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OVERVIEW
Description A versatile perennial with dark green, narrow, grass-like foliage highlighted by silvery white vertical striping. Pale purple summer flowers are followed by greenish-white ornamental berries. An effective accent as a groundcover or edging. Evergreen.
Light Partial sun
Watering Keep soil moist, but not soggy.
Blooms Late summer
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 10 in. tall, spreading 15 to 18 in. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Ornamental Berries, Waterwise, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs
Problems/Solutions Coastal Exposure, Deer Resistant, Erosion Control, Rabbit Resistant
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Clumping
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Ground Cover, Edging
Design Ideas This is a super highlight and edging plant for partially shaded beds. The bright variegated leaves also bring a sense of light into darker plantings or woodland gardens. Perfect in a glazed, cobalt-blue Chinese pot set on a porch, steps or pedestal. Works well in natural drifts or planted next to boulders and rock waterfalls. A reliable and attractive alternative to more invasive ornamental Grass or dwarf Bamboo.
Flower Color Purple
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Hosta (Hosta); Coneflower (Echinacea); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Speedwell (Veronica)
CARE
Care Thrives in average, well-drained soils. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency, once established. Requires very little care. Foliage clumps may be divided every 2 to 3 years in early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-11

USDA Cold Hardiness Zone Map

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 8

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