Liriope muscari Big Blue
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Liriope Big Blue
Lilyturf is a member of the Liriope family. Its botanical name is Liriope muscari.
This is the bushiest variety, with short spiky leaves, pale lavender flowers on upright spike held above the foliage, in late summer or autumn often continuing into early winter..
Easy to divide, good ground cover, great in pots or path edges
China is believed to be where Lilyturf originates from.
Lilyturf is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!
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Needs sun to flower well in the autumn. The clumps grow and spread by fibrous roots an tubers.
Pretty easy to care for plant
See our list of companion Plants for Lilyturf to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.
Sometimes grown from seed but easier by division of established clumps
Liriope is happiest in good drainage with sun or partial shade.
It is possible to grow in pots or containers, or at the front of the border
Dark blue to black seeds are produced after flowering and can be saved when ripe to grow new plants, but this is slower than dividing established clumps
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Lilyturf plants:
Usually problem free
Not usually any problems
Big blue lilyturf, Liriope muscari, Liriope super blue
02 Mar 2015
Attractive perennial edging plant for shady areas has very good drought tolerance. No disease or insect problems seen. Doesn’t like root disturbance. Doesn’t bloom in moderate or heavy shade. Overall, a nice useful plant.
06 Jul 2014
These have a few burned tips on them. They get enough water, but the heat is starting to get to them.