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Liriope spicata

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Features

  • BloomsAugust to November
  • Height0.2m to 0.3m
  • Spread0.3m to 0.4m
  • Growth HabitTufted
  • Flower ColourYellow
  • Leaf ColourMedium green

Description

Liriope spicata. These are evergreen species they are tall tufts of grassy, dark green leaves. They produce spikes of bell-shaped, pale lilac flowers which will appear in late summer.

Characteristics

Perennial, Semi-evergreen, Shrub

Origin

E. Asia - China

Interest and use

Under shrubs

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilLight, Medium, Humus-rich
  • Soil pH5.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

Grow in full sun or part-shade in well-drained soil. Before new leaves appear, trim back existing leaves for an overall improvement in shape and vigour.

Propagation

Propagate by seed in autumn or by division in spring.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Slugs may damage young growth.

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