Liriope Muscari Royal Purple Grasses
Liriope Muscari Royal Purple (Royal Purple Lily Turf)
Rich and lustrous deep green evergreen foliage supports strong wiry purple flushed stems carrying large deep purple flower heads from August onwards, lasting well into late Autumn. This is a great low maintenance plant for late season colour.
Liriope Muscari Royal Purple is really useful to bring colour to the front of beds and borders when many other plants are past their best, they love shade so are ideal for underplanting around larger plants and they can look particularly effective in formal garden designs such as courtyards as they always seem to look good. Larger groups make very striking and ornamental ground cover either on their own or with other colours, perfect for cheering darker and more difficult corners of the garden. They are also well suited to containers.
Grow Liriope Muscari Royal Purple in any well drained soil, they prefer partial or full shade. with a generous mulch in Spring they will tolerate a position in full sun.
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Liriope Muscari Royal Purple is an evergreen grass-like perennial, they need very little maintenance other than a ‘comb’ through the old foliage removing dead leaves in late winter before growth begins again in Spring.
How to grow Liriope Muscari Royal Purple
Position: Sun or partial shade.
Foliage: Evergreen grass, foliage stays all year.
Soil and site: Any well drained soil, poorly drained and damp soil
Flowering time: Summer
Growth rate: Moderate
Ultimate height and spread: 30cm x 45cm
Hardiness: Fully Hardy
Aftercare: Water regularly after planting and through the first season until established. Tidy up plants in late Winter by removing old and dead growth and the old flower stems before the new foliage emerges in Spring.