Giant Lilyturf

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Beautiful deep purple flowers rise on spikes above dark green, grasslike foliage. An excellent ground cover or edging. Cut back foliage in early spring to encourage new growth.

Companion Plants

Irish Moss

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Irish Moss

Lush green foliage forms a dense, mosslike carpet. Ideal for planting between paving stones or on rock walls and excellent at garden's or water's edge or as a small-scale ground cover. Performs best in light, moist, well-drained soils.

Beard-Tongue

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Beard-Tongue

Striking long-blooming flowers attract hummingbirds. Compact growth is well-suited for garden's edge, rock gardens or for delightful bouquets. Lovely planted with cranesbill, yarrow and lamb's ear. Remove faded flowers to promote rebloom.

St. John's Wort

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St. John's Wort

Large, vibrant, long-blooming flowers. Excellent vigorous ground cover for difficult sites; provides erosion control and tolerates poor, dry soils. Evergreen in mild winters, elsewhere shear back in early spring. Tolerates full shade, but may not bloom.

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Details

Common name

Giant Lilyturf

Botanical name

Liriope gigantea

Zone

USDA 7 - 10

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Bloom time

summer

Light

part sun

Height

24-36" (61-91 cm)

Habit

clumping

Water

weekly during dry spells

Feed

use all-purpose

Maintenance

remove spent blooms