Creeping Lily Turf {24 Pots - 3 1/2 in.}

If you need something with grassy-green foliage and a late season bloom, you will love Liriope spicata with its narrow (1/4 inch wide) slender leaves that reach up to 18 inches in height.

If you are considering purchasing this plant in bare root form, please read about bare root plants so you know what to expect.

Note: the gallon plants are shipped de-potted and with most of the soil shaken off.

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General information about Liriope spicata (Creeping Lily Turf):
Liriope spicata offers late summer cloudy lavender to cottony white flower spikes that rise out of feathery foliage on 10 inch shoots. In late fall, these flowers often give way to blackish berries.

In southern zones, you’ll find Liriope spicata remains an evergreen tuft and is virtually indestructible in stubborn areas like the base of trees where roots otherwise impede growth. On slopes and banks, she is stellar at erosion control, and forming a mat that gracefully chokes out most weeds, filling any empty spots in a garden with her beauty.

If you need a quick-growing perennial, you will love that she spreads moderately to very fast by underground rhizomes, its foliage resembles very vigorous turf grass, hence the common name. While not ideal for borders plantings, many gardeners choose it as a low-maintenance turf substitute for low foot traffic areas because unlike most groundcovers where leaf litter can get entangled, spicata's fallen leaves can easily be raked free from its linear foliage.

The hardiness of this plant is really the show-stopper here. It puts up with drought, poor soil, heat, humidity, slopes and moist areas; it performs best in moist, fertile soils. Additionally, spicata is moderately tolerant of salt and deer tend to avoid it, making it perfect for people with pests.

Gardeners love to use Liriope spicata along streams, ponds, and boulders or in rock gardens, along paths, and under shallow-rooted trees where she promises to thrive.

Important note about bare root Liriope
Liriope is not like other perennials, it grows much slower the first year when transplanted from bare roots than from potted plants. Do not expect much growth the first season after transplanting bare roots. If you seek substantial growth the first summer after transplanting, buy potted plants.

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05/25/2016 By Rick Shelley
Product reviewed: Creeping Lily Turf {50 Bare Root plants}
All the plants look good after 3 days.
LIRIOPE SPICATA
05/22/2016 By John Davis
Product reviewed: Creeping Lily Turf {50 Bare Root plants}
I am not a gardener or commercial landscaper. I had asked a landscaper what would be good to plant on a small hill next to my shed which is over a man made storm drainage system. He suggested the subject plant and told me to purchase the bare root style. I... Read full review >
Great company!
05/20/2016 By Charlene Hunter
Product reviewed: Creeping Lily Turf {50 Bare Root plants}
Shipping is fast and plants came in good condition. Received more than 50 plants which was great. My son's black lab thought they were very tasty. He got into big time trouble! He never touched the myrtle. So do we have to note black labs like this plant.LOL... Read full review >
Liriope doing well
05/17/2016 By Amy Johnson
Product reviewed: Creeping Lily Turf {50 Bare Root plants}
The Liriope arrived in a timely manner in good condition. They are now in the ground and doing well. They maintained their shape and health despite the transplant.
Extremely satisfied!
05/12/2016 By Anonymous in Massachusetts
Product reviewed: Creeping Lily Turf {54 Pots - 2 1/2 in.}
Plants were well packaged, shipped immediately, and delivered when expected. All plants were healthy, with robust roots. Representations on the web site were accurate and reliable. In short, I am very pleased with the product and service, and will definitely... Read full review >
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In northern zones where winter snow will crush the foliage, consider shearing (or mowing on high) in late fall or very early spring to avoid a period of ratty-looking dead foliage in the spring that can impede new spring growth.

Shearing in southern zones is optional, you may elect to do it just to maintain the most attractive appearance.
This plant can be susceptible to Anthracnose, especially in southern zones. If it develops brown spots in winter, cut the foliage back (to the ground is OK) in early spring.
General information that applies to all plants:
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Liriope spicata
(AKA Creeping Liriope, Lilyturf, Monkey Grass)
Pronunciation: lih-RY-oh-pee spi-CAH-ta

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