LIRIOPE: EVERGREEN GIANT
LATIN NAME: MUSCARI ‘EVERGREEN GIANT’
This perennial evergreen has lush, dark-green foliage that blooms white to light purple spikes followed by metallic-blue fruit in the summer. Its clumping growth habit reaches 2-3 feet tall(2-3 feet wide). This trendy plant is ideally used as mass planting, tall ground cover, accent, bordering and edging.
Amount of Sunlight: Thrives in shade; Tolerates full sun
Amount of Water: Water regularly; more frequent watering in extreme heat
Soil Conditions: Adaptable to most soils; Prefers rich, moist, well-drained soils
Cold Hardiness Zone: 5-10
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 is recommended to maintain a well-groomed appearance.