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Liriope spicata 'Silver Dragon'

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More About Liriope spicata 'Silver Dragon'

  • AKA Liriope spicata 'Gin-ryu'
  • 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, variegated green and white leaves
  • 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:

30-45 cm

Colour:

Lavender
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Silver Dragon 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 spicata 'Silver Dragon' 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

Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Average
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Slow

Attributes

Fruit
Juglan Tolerant

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall
Summer

Habit

Spreading
Mounding
Clumping

Foliage Color

Variegated
White
Green

Landscape uses

Foundation planting
Border/edging
Woodland/woods edge

 Suitable Substitutions for Liriope spicata 'Silver Dragon'

Liriope muscari 'Monroe's White'

Liriope muscari 'Monroe's White'

Monroe's White Lily Turf

Carex albula

Carex albula

Frosty Curl Sedge