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Variegated Liriope

Perfect Border Perennial to give your Landscape a Splash of Color

  • Plant in masses and around boulders or clusters for color
  • Pretty lavender blooms to showcase your border
  • So easy anyone can plant!

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Looking for a little twist in some groundcover?  Have you tried our Variegated Liriope?   Also known as Lilyturf or Monkeygrass.

If you have used Big Blue Liriope before, the variegated variety has a nice twist to it.  Each blade of grass has a unique texture of yellow on the outside edges and green in the middle.  

It also flowers!  Enjoy light purple flowers popping from the middle of the plant in September which make it a colorful groundcover.  

Enjoy year-round interest with the Vareigated!  This Liriope is super easy to grow and is deer tolerant too

Additional Information

Shipping Restriction AZ
Grows in Zones 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Sunlight Shade, Part Sun, Part Shade
Soil Type Adaptable, Well-drained
Mature Height 1 Foot
Mature Width 1 Foot
Drought Tolerance Good
Fall Color Green
Bloom Color Purple
Botanical Name Liriope muscari 'Variegata'

Questions and Answers

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Why did you choose this? Store
kathryn w on Aug 6, 2016
kathryn w on Aug 6, 2016
Will this plant survive in Florida heat?
Karen B on Sep 13, 2016
BEST ANSWER: This plant is great for hot areas up to zone 10! So the only portion of FL not suited for this grass would be the southernmost tip.
How does this plant do in winter in Florence, SC?
A shopper on Aug 1, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Liriope will thrive in your area.
Perennial or annual?
A shopper on Oct 20, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The liriope are a perennial
How do I transplant ?
A shopper on Aug 19, 2016
BEST ANSWER: You can simply dig up your liriope while keeping as much of the root system as possible. Transplant it to its new location. Keep it watered daily for at least 2 weeks to make sure that it does not dry out. Best time to transplant is late fall throughout winter.

Planting & Care

How to Plant & Care for Your new Variegated Liriope

Liriope is a clumping perennial grass that is extremely easy to care for.  

Be sure to plant your Variegated Liriope in growing zones 6 to 11.  This Liriope grows well in part sun to full shade and is adaptable to a variety of soils as long as they are are not saturated.  Water deeply once or twice weekly when newly planted to help the roots grow properly.  After establishment (about 3 months or so) Liriope is drought tolerant.  However, be sure to keep your Liriope watered in extreme heat, especially in the first summer.  Fertilize with a slow release, balanced fertilizer in spring for optimal growth.  For a cleaner look, prune back your Liriope to about 2 inches prior to new spring growth.  Liriope rarely has issues with pests.  Disease is also rare unless this grass is grown in wet conditions.  Liriope is deer, rabbit, pollution, and salt tolerant.

Landscaping Ideas

Landscape Ideas for your Variegated Liriope

Plant this perennial almost anywhere.  It does great in partial sun to shady areas.  

It looks great when planted in masses near a boulder or in larger natural areas for a more bold look and color.  

Also you can use it as a border.  Plant each Liriope about 1-2 feet apart to give each plant bed a more defined look.  

Planting Instructions

Planting Directions

Step 1:

Unpack all of your plants right away! Look for the perfect location. Make sure you are planting in the correct light conditions.

Step 2:

Dig a hole twice the width of the root ball. Position your plant in the hole. Make sure the top of the root ball is slightly higher than the original grade of the bed. Also check to make sure it is straight from all sides.

Step 3:

Fill up hole with water before placing new plant in hole in order to saturate the surrounding soil.  Once the water is absorbed place your plant in the hole and water thoroughly.  


Planting a shrub digging the hole

Step 4:

Mix the potting soil and the soil removed from the hole. Start by backfilling soil around the root ball. Carefully pack in the soil to remove any air pockets. Water plant thoroughly again until the soil will not hold any more water. This will ensure that your new plant will be a success.

Step 5:

Fertilize around your plant with the amount recommended on the package. Our special Fertilizer contains all of the nutrients to keep your plants growing and healthy. Repeat every 3 months.

Step 6:

Finish up by mulching around your new plant.  Apply 2 - 3 inches of mulch around the plant and plant bed. Mulch will help keep the soil moist and keep weeds out.

Step 7:

Keep watered with a hose every 2-3 days for 2 weeks. This is critical for plant survival. In the third week, begin to water as needed depending on the weather. Always check by placing your finger under the mulch to see if the soil is moist.



Shipping and Delivery

Most orders ship next business day.  Please allow 1-3 business day to process and pack your order for shipping.  View the Fedex shipping map below.  Please note that Fedex ships Monday-Saturday only and shipping times on the map below are not guaranteed.  West coast orders MAY be held until the following Monday to prevent additional transit time on sensitive plants.  Your plants will be carefully packaged and shipped using Fedex.   

You will receive a confirmation via email when Fedex picks up your shipment.  Delivery emails are also sent when your package arrives.  As soon as your package arrives, It is important to open your boxes and water your new plants thoroughly.

How much is shipping? Add all of your items to the cart.  At checkout, your shipping price to ship your order will be displayed.

Each plant is carefully hand selected and packaged making sure that they will arrive ready to plant!  We ship Fedex Home Delivery which will ensure you package will also be delivered on a Saturday.  

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