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Lilyturf, Big Blue Lilyturf Liriope muscari
Prices start at : 15.95 USD / 1 packet

* Seedlings grown from our seed will not be variegated as the plants are in some of the pictures above. * Prefers a sandy soil. A very ornamental plant. Hardy to at least -15°c. Established plants are fairly drought tolerant, they succeed in dry shade.
  • Seeds Per Pound: 6,356
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: 7
  • Genus: Liriope
  • Species: muscari
  • Germination: 98%
  • Germination Test Type: cut
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Lilyturf, Big Blue Lilyturf Liriope muscari
Prices start at : 15.95 USD / 1 packet

* Seedlings grown from our seed will not be variegated as the plants are in some of the pictures above. * Prefers a sandy soil. A very ornamental plant. Hardy to at least -15°c. Established plants are fairly drought tolerant, they succeed in dry shade.
  • Family: Liliaceae
  • Botanical Name: Liriope muscari
  • Seeds Per Pound: 6,356
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: 7
  • Purity: 99%
  • Genus: Liriope
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