LIRIOPE: BIG BLUE
LATIN NAME: MUSCARI 'BIG BLUE'
This perennial evergreen has vivid green foliage that blooms numerous blue spikes followed by groups of black berries in the fall. Its weeping blades grow 1-2 feet tall(1-2 feet wide). This versatile plant may be placed on slopes and at the base of trees, and is ideal for groundcover, mass planting, borders and edging.
Amount of Sunlight: Full sun to full shade
Amount of Water: Water regularly; more frequent watering in extreme heat; Drought tolerant
Soil Conditions: Adaptable to most soils; Prefers well-drained and acidic soil Cold Hardiness Zone: 6-11
This low-maintenance evergreen needs a regular water schedule to ensure the growth of a mature root system. After the mature root system is established, watering is needed occasionally, except during a drought, watering is needed regularly. Pruning old foliage, preferably before spring, is recommended to maintain a well-groomed appearance.