Liriope muscari (Lily Turf, Border Grass)

Example of approximately what these plants look like when shipped. See the eighth photograph of any plant to see a photo of what it looks like when shipped.
Lily Turf is a tried and true weed-suppressing groundcover that performs famously on slopes where it will creep along controling erosion or as a border edging for formal gardens. Lily Turf is almost indestructible in stubborn areas like the base of trees where roots will not permit grass to grow.

Tolerant of drought, heat, humidity and even moist areas as well as resistant to deer and willing to thrive in hot, southern gardens, you will love this perennial's hardy personality. If you want a low-maintenance, clumping (with the exception of 'Big Blue') turf substitute in a shady or sunny area or just want a lush grass border to create a band of green, you'll want to take a good look at the varieties of Lily Turf we offer.

  • Liriope muscari (except for 'Big Blue') stays in clump form
  • Liriope spicata (Creeping Lily Turf) creeps (will spread)

  • See also:
  • Acorus gramineus (Sweet Flag)
  • Ophiopogon (Mondo Grass, Monkey Grass)

  • See photographs comparing average sizes of some bare roots and potted plants
    Lily Turf 'Samantha' {50 Bare Root plants}
    (Liriope) Scads of cotton candy-pink flower spikes in late spring-early summer with a dense carpet of robust foliage great for suppressing weeds. Vigorous, happy in sun and shade. 12-15" tall.
    In stock.
    Lily Turf 'Big Blue' {25 Pots - 3 1/2 in.}
    (Liriope) Tall, thin and vivid evergreen grass-like foliage and slim spikes of lavender to periwinkle toned hyacinth-like blooms, followed by ebony-blue berries. 12-15" tall, spreads moderately fast.
    Temporarily out of stock. Expected 05/15/2020.Email when available
    Lily Turf 'Ingwersen' {25 Pots - 3 1/2 in.}
    (Liriope) Lavish lilac flower clusters stand erect and abundant amidst this lush emerald evergreen groundcover with one of the showiest displays of all liriopes. Performs best in part-full shade. 12-15" tall.
    In stock.
    Lily Turf 'Christmas Tree' {50 Bare Root plants}
    (Liriope, Monroe's #2) Famous for unusually lovely, large lavender flower spikes in the shape of a Christmas tree, this lush evergreen groundcover performs well in partial or full shade. 12-15" tall.
    In stock.
    Lily Turf 'Densiflora' {50 Bare Root plants}
    (Liriope) Lush, clumping coverage of deep emerald leaf blades with a showy lavender flower spike like miniature grape hyacinths. Easy to grow, tolerates drought and some salt. 18-22" tall.
    In stock.
    Lily Turf 'John Burch' {50 Bare Root plants}
    (Liriope) A cascade of arching, lush green variegated foliage edged in gold. Lavender blossoms resemble grape-hyacinths add color and interest. 12-15" tall.
    In stock.
    Lily Turf 'Monroe White' {50 Bare Root plants}
    (Liriope, Monroe's #1) Dense, clusters of rare and splendid pearlesque blooms form on flower spikes followed by ebony berries amidst wide blades of deep emerald foliage. 12-16" tall.
    In stock.
    Lily Turf 'Silver Midget' {50 Bare Root plants}
    (Liriope) A lower-growing, lush evergreen groundcover with white/yellow and jade variegated foliage and light lavender flower spikes. Performs well in full sun and partial or full shade. 10-12" tall.
    In stock.
    Lily Turf 'Royal Purple' {25 Pots - 3 1/2 in.}
    (Liriope) Regal emerald blades of evergreen foliage arch gracefully with amethyst flower spikes. Elegant specimen for border/edge plantings. 12-15" tall.
    In stock.
    Lily Turf 'Variegated' {25 Pots - 3 1/2 in.}
    (Liriope) Profuse lilac clusters of blooms on a handsome, evergreen clump-forming groundcover with vibrant white to creamy yellow and green variegated foliage that arches gracefully. 12-16" tall.
    In stock.


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