This plant has poison characteristics. See below.
- Common Name(s):
- Creeping liriope
- Silver Dragon
- Groundcover, Poisonous Plants
Very tolerant of adverse conditions; can be invasive; drought and highly salt tolerant; rhizomatous. This plant is a lawn alternative.
Wildlife Value: This plant is mildly resistant to damage by deer
- 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.
- 8-12 in.
- 4 to 9
- Straplike 18-inch dark green leaves turn bronze-green in winter
- Spike-like cluster of pale violet to white flowers in mid to late summer; blue-black berrylike fruit
- Partial shade to shade; well-drained soil
- Height 8-12 in. with a spread of 6-12 in.
- Grasslike, spreading clumps
- Poison Part:
- Poison Delivery Mode:
- No cases known, but caution due to relationship with known toxic plants
- Toxic Principle:
- CAUSES ONLY LOW TOXICITY IF EATEN
- Found in:
- Landscape, cultivated herbaceous ornamental
- Growth Rate:
- Moderate to rapid
NCCES plant id: 319