Liriope


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liriope

(lɪˈraɪəpɪ)
n
(Plants) a genus of Asian grasslike plants, of the family Asparagaceae, with small flowers
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Noun1.Liriope - sometimes placed in family Convallariaceae: lilyturf
liliid monocot genus - genus of monocotyledonous plants comprising mostly herbs having usually petaloid sepals and petals and compound pistils
family Liliaceae, Liliaceae, lily family - includes species sometimes divided among the following families: Alliaceae; Aloeaceae; Alstroemeriaceae; Aphyllanthaceae; Asparagaceae; Asphodelaceae; Colchicaceae; Convallariaceae; Hemerocallidaceae; Hostaceae; Hyacinthaceae; Melanthiaceae; Ruscaceae; Smilacaceae; Tecophilaeacea; Xanthorrhoeaceae
lily turf, lilyturf, Liriope muscari - Asiatic perennial tufted herb with grasslike evergreen foliage and clusters of dark mauve grapelike flowers; grown as ground cover
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growing shrubby groundcovers with arching, spreading branches Creeping Juniperus Dense, mat-like ever- 3-9 juniper horizontalis green shrub; very low-growing Creeping Liriope spicata Grass-like clumps with 5-9 lilyturf purple spikes of flowers in spring Creeping Gaultheria Evergreen, low 5-8 winter- procumbens spreading groundcover; green glossy, minty-scented leaves; fruit is large, red capsule Dwarf Stephandra Dissected, crinkly 4-8 cutleaf incisa foliage; tough, 3 stephandra 'Crispa' feet tall spreading, slightly mounded groundcover, foundation shrub; drapes over walls.
The shopping list included one Amelanchier, one Cornus mas, five Viburnum, three Cornus alba, five Hydrangea macrophylla, three Hydrangea quercifolia, five Leucothoe, three Clethra, 12 Heuchera, 12 Liriope, 12 Athyrium, one Vinca minor, three Microbiota, six Pieris japonica, one Betula nigra, three Chamaecyparis `Pendula,' nine Astilbe and six Hakonechloa.
Beneath the tree, a bed of liriope, Mondo grass or "monkey grass" will be greatly appreciated--"Dogs love to lie in these plants," says Walker, adding that the plants are resilient to crushing.
One of the most valuable and rarely seen autumn flowering border plants that we have is the liriope muscari.
Liriope is one of the best-kept secrets among autumn plants.
Related Family Members in Book: Asparagus, Aspidistra, Convallaria, Gloriosa, Hemerocallis, Hosca, Kniphofia, Liriope, Muscari, Ornithagolum, Ruscus, Smilax, and Xerophyllum
The few reports of blooms or aggregations, as expected, regarded coastal and stinging species, specifically Olindias sambaquiensis Muller, 1861 (Limnomedusae) and Liriope tetraphylla (Chamisso & Eysenhardt, 1821) (Trachymedusae), locally known as "agua viva" and "tapioca respectively" (Mianzan & Zamponi, 1988; Mianzan et al., 2000).
More hawthorn, juniper, and variegated liriope were added.
Mulligan used daylilies, heuchera, liriope, and, in the sunniest part, Spanish lavender.
Kniphofia, Liriope, Muscari, Ruscus, Sandersonia, Scilla, Smilax, Tulipa, and Xerophyllum
Some of the most commonly found passalong plants in Mississippi include rose of Sharon, aspidistra, daylilies, liriope, nandina, and yarrow.
Mix in foliage plants such as dusty miller, ferns, liriope, or dwarf nandina.