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Liriope muscari 'Variegata'
Common Name: Lilyturf Family: Convallariaceae (The Lily of the Valley Family)

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This lilyturf cultivar is a tufted, grass-like perennial offering a clump of strap-like, arching, medium green leaves (to 1' wide) which are variegated with creamy yellow margins. Clumps slowly expand by short stolons but are not invasive. Short spikes of tightly packed lilac-purple flower rise just above the leaves in late summer which are followed by blackish berries.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan
Native Habitat:
Forests, bamboo forests, scrub, shady and moist places in ravines and on slopes at elevations of 100 - 1400 (occasionally to 2000) m.

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom ColourPurple 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height12-24'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread12-24'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposurePart Shade Part Sun  Foliage ColourVariegated - Cream/White 
Soil MoistureAverage Moist  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone5-10  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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Recommended Companion Plants:
Hosta "'Striptease'"
Begonia grandis ssp. evansiana

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