AZ Arboretums

Liriope muscari "Silvery Sunproof"

big lilac lily turfCommon: Big lilac lily turf
Family: Liliaceae
Sunset zones: 5-10, 12-24
Light: Full sun
Soil: Well-drained
Water: Regular to ample

Use as casual ground cover in small areas. Attractive as borders along paths, between flower bed and lawn, and among rock groupings.

Evergreen grass-like perennial.

Forms large clumps but does not spread by underground stems. Loose growth habit, fast spreading. 1 to 1-1/2 ft. high.

Dark green grassy leaves to 2 ft. long and 1/2 inch wide. Dark violet beds and flowers, rather dense. 6-8 inch spike clusters resembling grape hyacinth. Flowers followed by round shiny black fruit.

Protect from snails and slugs.