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Liriope “Monkey Grass”

GROUND COVER (LIROPE – Monkey Grass)

 

Some of the best ground covers are natives of Asia about thirty (30) varieties of a genera called Liriope. Now there are two types of liriope, one ken cherrysthe other muscari.  These two species have many interchangeable common names lilyturf, monkey grass, variegated lilieturf, and blue lilieturf.  When looking for any of these one must remember the difference between the two, muscari types are clumping and spicata types are spreading. The majorities in the market are muscari types, they come in green or variegated with either white or yellow leaves. The flowers can be purple, blue or white. Continue reading