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Liriope muscari 'Big Blue'

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More About Liriope muscari 'Big Blue'

  • Showy whorled lavender flowers on short spikes, just proud of the body of the plant
  • Flowers lead to dark blue to black berries, persisting into the winter
  • Semi-evergreen, strap-like, arching, glossy, dark green blades, up to 20 mm wide, 60 cm long
  • Grown for its slow-spreading clump-forming habit
  • Bloom Time: Late summer
  • Flower Height: 50 cm
  • Foliage Height: 40 cm

Interesting Notes:

Liriope is not a grass, it is a member of the lily family.

Zone:

5

Height:

40-50 cm

Spread:

30-40 cm

Colour:

Lavender
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Giant Lily Turf Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in a moist, fertile soil, in partial shade, and will tolerate a wide range of light and soil conditions, heat, humidity and drought. Prune in early spring to remove old foliage and dead tips.


Liriope muscari 'Big Blue' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Evergreen
Evergreen
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Ground cover
Ground cover
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow

Attributes

Fruit
Juglan Tolerant

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall
Summer

Habit

Spreading
Mounding
Clumping

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Foundation planting
Border/edging
Woodland/woods edge

 Suitable Substitutions for Liriope muscari 'Big Blue'

Liriope muscari 'Monroe's White'

Liriope muscari 'Monroe's White'

Monroe's White Lily Turf