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Liriope muscari 'Silver Dragon'

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‘Silver Dragon’ lilyturf features thick, tufted evergreen clumps of linear silver and white leaves with a shimmering silver stripe running down the arching blades. Dense spikes of violet-mauve flowers are borne on purple-green stems in autumn, maturing to black berries.

CarePrefers light, acidic soil. Protect from strong winds. Grow in light, moist but well-drained, moderately fertile soil.

PropagationIn spring, sow seed in containers outdoors or divide plants.

ProblemsAnthracnose, leaf spot, root rot, and slugs.

  • Genus : Liriope
  • Plant Width : 1 to 3 feet
  • Zones : 10, 6, 7, 8, 9
  • Plant Height : 6 to 12 inches
  • Tolerance : Deer Tolerant
  • Bloom Time : Fall
  • Plant Seasonal Interest : Fall Interest
  • Uses : Ground Covers
  • Moisture : Medium Moisture
  • Light : Partial Shade to Full Shade
  • Plant Type : Perennials
  • Flower Color : Pink
  • Characteristics : Showy Foliage
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