Details

 

L. muscari is an evergreen tuberous perennial forming a dense clump of narrow, arching, leathery, dark green leaves, with small violet-purple flowers carried in dense, erect spikes to 30cm in height in autumn, followed by black berries

Hardiness

All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets

 

H5 - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters (-15 to -10)

 

Sunlight

Full sun, Partial shade

Aspect

North-facing, East-facing, West-facing

Exposure

Sheltered

 

Moisture

Moist but well-drained

 

Soil

Clay, Sand, Loam

 

pH

Acid or Neutral

 

Size

Ultimate height

0.1 - 0.5 metres

Ultimate spread

0.5- 1 metres

Time to Ultimate size

About 2 – 5 Years

 

How to grow

Cultivation

Grow in light, moderately fertile, preferably acid, moist but well-drained soil in partial or full shade; can tolerate drought once established. Shelter from cold, drying winds in frost-prone areas

Propagation

Propagate by seed sown in containers outdoors in spring or propagate by division in spring

Suggested planting locations and garden types

Banks and Slopes Flower borders and beds Ground Cover Underplanting of Roses and Shrubs City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants

How to care

Pruning

Cut old leaves down to the ground in spring to encourage fresh foliage

 

Pests

Young growth is prone to slug damage

 

Diseases

Generally disease free

Liriope Muscari

£9.60Price
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    0131 445 4698

    Damhead Nursery
    Damhead Farm
    Lothianburn
    Midlothian
    EH10 7DZ

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