Liriope ‘Silver Dragon’ –  Varigated Liriope Muscari

Liriope is a group of low-growing blossoming plants local to East Asia. In fact, these shrubs are some of the most extensively utilized as well as adaptable ground covers and border plants. They are prized for their good looking evergreen foliage as well as tiny decorative blossoms that blossom in spring, the shrub’s only time of energetic growth. Liriopes are a tough reliable border plant.

Height: 30cm high

Uses: It forms a profound evergreen groundcover with grass like appearance. Used as a groundcover under shrubs and trees. Also it can be utilized as a low hedging shrub along paved regions or in front of groups of plantings.

Planting tips: It should be planted in areas where good light can be absorbed by the plant.  You should also protect it from strong wind.

Soil type: It require moist and well drained soil for best growing condition.

Pruning: You should prune the foliage of these plants in late winter ahead of the new growth in spring.

Water requirement: You should be careful about excess watering

Feeding: Feed an all purpose liquid manure as per the direction.

Pests and problem: Slugs, root rot, leaf spot and Anthracnose could be a problem for this plant.

Climate: It does well all over Australia.

 

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