Member Price: $39.95
Member Price: $39.95
The Big Blue Liriope (Liriope muscari 'Big Blue'), also known as Lilyturf or Monkey Grass, is a versatile and low-maintenance groundcover plant prized for its attractive grass-like foliage, charming flower spikes, and adaptability to various growing conditions. This evergreen perennial offers year-round interest and is an excellent choice for gardeners seeking to add texture and visual appeal to their landscapes with minimal effort.
The Big Blue Liriope is a clump-forming, grass-like perennial that typically reaches heights of 12-15 inches and a similar width. The plant features dark green, linear leaves that are arranged in an arching, fountain-like pattern, creating a lush and textured appearance. This versatile plant is well-suited to a variety of landscape uses, including borders, mass plantings, and erosion control on slopes.
This hardy plant thrives in full sun to partial shade and requires well-draining soil. It is relatively drought-tolerant once established and is not typically bothered by pests or diseases. The Big Blue Liriope is also cold-hardy, capable of withstanding temperatures down to -20°F, which makes it suitable for a wide range of climates.
The Big Blue Liriope is known for its charming flower spikes, which typically appear in late summer to early fall. The flowers are small, lavender-blue, and are arranged in dense, spike-like clusters that rise above the foliage. While the flowers are not particularly large, they add a subtle touch of color and visual interest to the garden. Additionally, the flowers attract pollinators such as bees and butterflies.
Following the flowering stage, the Big Blue Liriope produces fruit in the form of small, rounded, dark blue to black berries. The berries are approximately 1/4 inch in diameter and persist on the plant through the winter, providing a subtle visual interest and a source of food for birds and other wildlife.
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