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Lily Turf
Scientific Name: Liriope muscari (Decne.) L.H. Bailey
Synonym:
Family: Convallariaceae
Lily Turf (Liriope  muscari)
Liriope muscari 'Majestic'
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 3-33
USDA: 6-10

Heat Tolerance: Unreliable in the low deserts, protect from afternoon sun in Phoenix

Sun Exposure: Light shade to shade, blooms better with some sun

Origin: China and Japan

Growth Habits: Evergreen spreading perennial, up to 12 inches tall (30 cm), 18 inches spread (45 cm)

Watering Needs: Regular to moderate, ideally, keep moist but well drained

Propagation: Division in early spring, seeds in the fall. The seeds might be inferior to their parents


The Lilyturf has leathery grass-like leaves that bend graciously. The flowers come in summer and can be used as cut flowers. They are followed by blackish-blue berries. It makes a good border plant or ground cover in shady areas of the garden.

Blooming Habits:
Purple or blue flowers.

Fruiting Habits:


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