Silver Dragon Lilyturf

Liriope spicata 'Silver Dragon'

SKU
05892
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.
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Botanical Pronunciationlir-EYE-oh-pee spi-KAH-tuh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 10 in. tall, spreading 15 to 18 in. wide.
Bloom TimeLate Summer
Design IdeasThis 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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage
Growth HabitClumping
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Woodland Garden, Edging, Coastal Exposure, Ground Cover
Light NeedsPartial sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureClump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Ornamental Berries, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Pet Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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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This Plant's Growing Zones: 6 - 11

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