lily turf

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Related to lily turf: Liriope muscari, Liriope spicata
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Noun1.lily turf - Asiatic perennial tufted herb with grasslike evergreen foliage and clusters of dark mauve grapelike flowers; grown as ground cover
liliaceous plant - plant growing from a bulb or corm or rhizome or tuber
genus Liriope, Liriope - sometimes placed in family Convallariaceae: lilyturf
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Japanese Lily Turf root extract, said to help visibly improve skin's appearance.
Beneath the tree canopy, plant lower-growing, big-leafed plants--bananas (Musa basjoo is the hardiest species), bear's breech (Acanthus mollis), honey bush (Melianthus major), or ligularia--among small-leafed ferns, lily turf, ornamental grasses, or ti plants.
I have seen attractive plantings made using brightly coloured summer bedding (generally best suited to a sunny spot) but I chose to use a combination of hardy ferns and a few ornamental grasses including blue fescue and black lily turf.