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Liriope muscari

Big Blue Lily Turf

Lily Turf, Aztec Grass, Border Grass
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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Liriope muscari
Principal Common Name Big Blue Lily Turf
Common Name(s) Lily Turf, Aztec Grass, Border Grass
Description It is not actually a grass but a member of the lily family. The dark green, ribbonlike foliage grows in length from 10 to 18 in and then recurves toward the ground to form rounded clumps.In summer, spikes of small purple, violet or white flowers rise from the center of clumps. Flowers are followed by pea-sized black or white berries in autumn.
General Comments
Height Range 10 - 18 IN
Spread Range 0 - 0
Flower Showy Y
Sunset Zones 2 : 3 : 4 : 5 : 6 : 7 : 8 : 9 : 10 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones 7a : 7b : 8a : 8b : 9a : 9b : 10a : 10b : 11
Leaf Color Green
Leaf Texture Coarse
Form Groundcover
Flower Color Purple : Violet : White
Flower Time Summer
Ease of Growing Easy
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Part Sun : Partial Shade : Light Shade
Soil Preferences Well-drained
Watering Preferences Medium : Sparse
Outstanding Features Fire Resistant : Shade tolerant

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