Silver Dragon Lilyturf
Liriope spicata 'Silver Dragon'
|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.|
|Watering||Keep soil moist, but not soggy.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 10 in. tall, spreading 15 to 18 in. wide.|
|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|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|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.|
|Companion Plants||Hosta (Hosta); Coneflower (Echinacea); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Speedwell (Veronica)|
|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.|
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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.