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Liriope muscari

 
Liriope muscari
Common name lilyturf
Family ruscaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z6)
Flowers blue (summer)
Size 8"
Light sun-part shade
Cultural notes ordinary garden soil

After much garden upheaval last autumn, the plant pictured here wound up along a path in our side garden. And all of this spring, I assumed it was a division of Carex morrowii 'Ice Dance', since it has similar variegated foliage. Imagine my surprise when one day this summer, I turned a corner and saw it bloom. Ah yes! It's the liriope transplanted from the front when we put in the Lane! Tough plant, unassuming but charming.

lilyturf

In our garden, this plant grows in the following areas: houston front yard, houston back yard

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