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Liriope muscari 'Silvery Sunproof'

Common Name(s):

Previously known as:

  • Liriope exiliflora 'Silver Sunproof'
Phonetic Spelling
lir-RYE-oh-pee mus-KAR-ee
This plant has low severity poison characteristics.
See below
Description

This plant is a perennial, evergreen, tufted or rhizomatous herbs. Considered a lawn alternative, as a cultivated herbaceous ornamental. Grows in a range of soil types. It is best when used in large, sweeping masses rather than spotty, individual clumps. Both drought and shade tolerant, this versatile plant can grow in full sun or moist sites just as easily. Prefers acidic soil. Excellent on slopes or at the base of trees were roots will not permit grass to grow. To maintain an attractive appearance, cut back tops each February before new growth begins.  This plant is mildly resistant to damage by deer.

More information on Liriope muscari.

See this plant in the following landscape:
Lush Foundation Planting
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#evergreen#drought tolerant#lawn alternative#mass planting#cpp#deer resistant
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#evergreen#drought tolerant#lawn alternative#mass planting#cpp#deer resistant
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Liriope
    Species:
    muscari
    Family:
    Asparagaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Recommended Propagation Strategy:
    Division
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Ground Cover
    Ornamental Grasses and Sedges
    Poisonous
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Semi-evergreen
    Habit/Form:
    Spreading
    Growth Rate:
    Slow
    Maintenance:
    Low
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Deep shade (Less than 2 hours to no direct sunlight)
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    6b, 6a, 7b, 7a, 8b, 8a, 9b, 9a
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Color:
    Black
    Blue
    Fruit Description:
    fruit a blue-black berry.
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Purple/Lavender
    Flower Inflorescence:
    Raceme
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Good Cut
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Summer
    Flower Description:
    Racemes of pale violet-purple flowers are produced in late summer.
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Semi-evergreen
    Leaf Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Green
    Variegated
    White
    Leaf Value To Gardener:
    Showy
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    leaves narrow and grass-like
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Container
    Landscape Theme:
    Rock Garden
    Design Feature:
    Border
    Mass Planting
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer
    Drought
    Rabbits
  • Poisonous to Humans:
    Poison Severity:
    Low
    Poison Symptoms:
    caution due to its relationship with known toxic plants
    Poison Toxic Principle:
    Unknown
    Causes Contact Dermatitis:
    No
    Poison Part:
    Fruits