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Silvery Sunproof Lilyturf

Liriope muscari 'Silvery Sunproof'

Pronunciation: lir-EYE-oh-pee mus-KAR-ee
SKU #05890
6-11

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OVERVIEW
Description Boldly variegated foliage, and soft lilac flower spikes highlight this evergreen perennial. Fuss-free and adaptable, resistant to insects and disease, and tolerant of heat and humidity when established. Takes sun in cool summer climates; part sun to shade anywhere. Excellent as groundcover, edging for a walkway, or filler in a tub planting.
Light Partial sun
Watering Keep soil moist, but not soggy.
Blooms Summer
Mature Size Moderate growing; foliage clumps reach 15 to 18 in. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, 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, Poolside, Ground Cover, Edging
Design Ideas Its name attests to the fact that this Lilyturf grows very well with far more sunlight than its kin. Makes a super edging plant to neaten beds filled with blooming annuals. The bright variegated leaves also bring a sense of light into darker plantings or woodland gardens. Perfect in a pot, in irregular bunches in the ground or planted next to boulders and rock waterfalls. Reliable and a very attractive bloomer, this is the premier plant for striped bladed foliage in home gardens.
Flower Color Purple
Foliage Color Variegated
Companion Plants Hosta (Hosta); Coneflower (Echinacea); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Speedwell (Veronica)
CARE
Care Highly adaptable, but prefers well-drained, loamy sandy or clay soils. Water regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; tolerates mild drought, when established. For a neat appearance, remove old, faded foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-11

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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.