Clusters of tiny pearls strung together tightly about sixteen inch spikes is the only way to describe the rare,
blossoms that appear on Monroe White in late summer to early fall.
This classic Liriope's
are offset by the deep green leaf blades (3/8-1/2 inch wide) that grow slightly slower than other varieties making this an excellent choice for specimen projects or for areas where you do not want anything invasive.
Lovely ebony berries (a
feast!) add to the jeweled effect when flowers are spent.
and is an excellent option for planting around
where roots may impede other grasses.
Take note that Monroe White prefers
and well-drained soil.
edging or ground cover, you achieve rich depth of color, a swaying texture and elegant blossoms.
If you need the functionality of a Monkey Grass but the sophistication of an English country garden, Monroe White is the perennial for you.
Things to Note
Because Monroe White's growth rate is slightly slower than other Liriopes, you may wish to purchase more plants for faster coverage.
Be sure to use our
if you need help deciding how many to purchase.
If planting in
be sure to
check with your local extension
to confirm winter hardiness in your area.
We adore Monroe White in a monochromatic color scheme paired with clusters of
Lily of the Valley
The depth of rich green foliage contrasts beautifully with the alternating cloud-like blossoms of these flowers.
If you are considering purchasing this plant in bare root form,
about bare root plants
so you know what to expect.