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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As usual with CG, these arrived as scheduled (quickly) and in great shape. Will continue to order from CG without hesitation.
Creeping lily
04/22/2017 By Betty Jenkins
Product reviewed: Creeping Lily Turf {50 Bare Root plants}
More than half died

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04/22/2017 Classy Groundcovers comment:
Was there anything wrong with the plants when they arrived? We do guarantee to delivery plants in perfect condition, I trust you would have contacted us immediately if they arrived... Read full review >
so far so good!
04/19/2017 By Catherine Karp
Product reviewed: Creeping Lily Turf {50 Bare Root plants}
The plants arrived quickly. I couldn't put them in the ground for a few days so I opened the package and kept them wet. When I planted them yesterday they looked like they were in great shape. Healthy and not super delicate. I just ordered another batch!
I ordered my plants Saturday, they were shipped Monday and I received them Wednesday. They were healthy and I even got 50 free plants. Planted all 250 in 8 hours and they are looking good! They were planted on mulch on a slope to help with erosion .
Excellent!
04/15/2017 By Pat Ducharme
Product reviewed: Creeping Lily Turf {50 Bare Root plants}
The plants arrived earlier than I thought. They were in excellent condition. They all had plenty root system and healthy. None were dead. I would highly recommend the bare root plants. They were packed in a plastic bad with a lot of medium to keep them... Read full review >
No unusual shipping concerns for this plant.
FREE SHIPPING - Classy Groundcovers offers free shipping, and your plants never spend more than three days in transit.

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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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10-41 packs: $80.88 per pack ($3.37 per plant)
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