Why do we love Variegata?
You just cannot beat the contrasting colors the antique-cream and olive green
From a distance, it can almost appear a silvery-white, and up close, you can't help but think of mint ice cream striped with plain vanilla.
The scads of profuse
appearing in early fall (around 2 weeks later than other Liriopes) will remind you of grape hyacinths.
With his ability to grow well
and shrubs, and once established, tolerance of drier conditions, Variegata is virtually maintenance-free and absolutely indispensible in garden landscapes.
Of course, the handsome,
moderately fast growing
steals our hearts for its arching foliage that explodes from the ground in graceful blades and then bends slightly from the top, bowing to passersby.
, edging, complete ground cover or accent, you will find Variegata never disappoints.
Many gardeners opt to use Variegata as a specimen planting around garden ornaments.
If you have never tried Liropes, Variegata is the perfect place to start.
Things to Note
Note: the gallon plants are shipped de-potted and with most of the soil shaken off.
If planting in
be sure to
check with your local extension
to confirm winter hardiness in your area.
Try mixing clusters of
Veronica Georgia Blue
Siberian Iris Caesar's Brother
with Variegata for a perfect
If you are considering purchasing this plant in bare root form,
about bare root plants
so you know what to expect.