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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
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

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