Silver Dragon Lilyturf
Liriope spicata 'Silver Dragon'
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
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|Botanical Pronunciation||lir-EYE-oh-pee spi-KAH-tuh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 10 in. tall, spreading 15 to 18 in. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late Summer|
|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 Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Woodland Garden, Edging, Coastal Exposure, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Clump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Ornamental Berries, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Pet Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Hosta (Hosta); Coneflower (Echinacea); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Speedwell (Veronica)|
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