Variegated Lilyturf

Liriope muscari 'Variegata'

Handsome, clump forming perennial with evergreen, arching, grasslike foliage. Dark green leaves have vibrant yellow stripes that brighten and add color contrast to any planting. In September, lilac flowers bloom on stems as tall as the leaves. Easy to grow groundcover or edging around perennial or shrub borders. Partial sun. Moderate growing 15 in. tall and wide.
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6 - 11

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Partial sun

Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationlir-RYE-oh-pee mus-KAR-ee
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 15 in. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeLate Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage
Growth Habit12
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Edging, Coastal Exposure, Ground Cover
Light NeedsPartial sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureClump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly, Pet Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Key FeatureDeer Resistant Groundcover

Thrives in average, well-drained soils; adaptable to a range of soil types. Water regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; tolerates mild drought, when established. For a tidy appearance, remove old, faded foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.

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