All Liriope (Lily Turf, Monkey 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.
With lovely and graceful fountains of slim-speared foliage, Liriopes are the perfect living border, creating stately outlines for formal gardens. In southern gardens, when other plants wilt, they thrive.

Liriope is perfect for banks, beds and at the base of trees where roots will not permit grass to grow - an almost indestructible plant for stubborn areas. Outstanding for erosion control, Liriope gracefully fills those spots where nothing else will grow and will choke out most weeds. 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.

Of course Liriopes are famous as low-maintenance turf substitutes, and with the exception of 'Big Blue' and Liriope spicata (both are creepers), they stay in clumps. Our selection includes variations in color, size and growth habits ensuring the perfect fit for your garden. (You can click on each individual plant to read their specific descriptions.)

  • 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)

  • ASA: loriope, leriope, lariope, lirope, lithrope, mascari

    See photographs comparing average sizes of some bare roots and potted plants
    Product
    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' {25 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 '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 'Emerald Goddess' {25 Pots - 3 1/2 in.}
    (Liriope) Lilac clusters of blooms on a tough and disease-resistant, evergreen clump-forming groundcover that arches gracefully. 18-24" tall.
    In stock.
    Lily Turf 'Gold Band' {25 Pots - 3 1/2 in.}
    (Liriope, 'Gold Banded') Lovely gold band borders broad 3/4" arching jade foliage more vivid than other variagted forms. Rich purple flowers followed by eggplant berries. 12-18" tall.
    In stock.
    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 'Ingwersen' {54 Pots - 2 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 'John Burch' {25 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 'John Burch' {25 Pots - 3 1/2 in.}
    (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 '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.

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