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Liriope 'Royal Purple'

Perennials

Liriope muscari 'Royal Purple'

Lily turf

From summer to fall, Liriope 'Royal Purple' produces tall clusters of deep violet-purple flowers on spikes held well above the foliage. Also known as lily turf or monkey grass, Liriope is a grass-like evergreen perennial originating from the forests of eastern Asia. Its dark green leaves are long and narrow and grow in compact, fountain-like clumps. The blooms of 'Royal Purple' are taller and showier than most. Lirope is a great choice for edging a bed or pathway, and perfect for under trees. Plants will grow in full sun to almost full shade and have good tolerance for heat, humidity and drought!

Lily turf Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Liriope tolerates heat, humidity and drought. Trim in early spring to remove old foliage. A classic super-tough perennial for a difficult site.

Height:

14-20 Inches

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Spread:

12-24 Inches

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Hardiness Zone:

5 - 10

Characteristics & Attributes for Liriope muscari 'Royal Purple'

Exposure
Sun
Partial Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Moist
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Spring
Summer
Attributes
Mass Planting
Container
Rock Garden
Edging
Ground Cover
Great Foliage
Border or Bed
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