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Liriope muscari

This plant has poison characteristics. See below.
Common Name(s):
Lilyturf, Liriope
Cultivar(s):
Silver sun, Webster, Silvery sunproof
Categories:
Groundcover, Poisonous Plants
Comment:

Varigated cultivar is very popular; has small potato-like swells on roots; drought tolerant and moderately salt tolerant .  This plant is a lawn alternative.

Wildlife Value: This plant is mildly resistant to damage by deer

Description:
Perennial, evergreen, tufted or rhizomatous herbs; leaves narrow and grass-like; flowers small, white to violet, 6-parted, on an elongated stem; fruit a blue-black berry.
Height:
18-24 in.
Hardiness:
6 to 9
Foliage:
Narrow dark green leaves up to 2 ft. long
Flower:
6-8-in. spike-like cluster of dark purple flowers in mid to late summer; .3-in. round green fruit that ripens to shiny blac
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Partial shade to shade; well-drained soil
Size:
Height 18-24 in. with a spread of 8-12 in.
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Grasslike clumps
Poison Part:
Berries
Poison Delivery Mode:
Ingestion
Symptoms:
No cases known, but caution due to relationship with known toxic plants
Toxic Principle:
Unknown
Severity:
CAUSES ONLY LOW TOXICITY IF EATEN
Found in:
Landscape, cultivated herbaceous ornamental
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Tags:
cpp, lawn alternative, drought tolerant, salt tolerant, deer resistant, evergreen

NCCES plant id: 318

Liriope muscari Liriope muscari in bloom
Manuel, CC BY - 2.0
Liriope muscari 'Silvery Sunproof' Liriope muscari variegated
K.M., CC BY - 2.0