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Variegated Lily Turf

Liriope spicata ‘Silver Dragon’

Liriope

Lilyturf

<i>Liriope spicata</i> ‘Silver Dragon’

A classy low tufted clump of gleaming narrow green blades engraved by bright silver-white stripes distinguishes this fine textured grasslike perennial. Sprouting from underground rhizomes, varnished stiffly arching leaves support soft lavender blooms on erect flower spikes followed by black berries. A luminous choice for edging, the rockery and water side plantings, ‘Silver Dragon’ sculpts a disease resistant dwarf cover that remains evergreen in warmer locales, fends off deer and relishes moderate water, bright shade and protection from cold winter winds and hot sun.

Blooms June–August.

Size: 10" – 15" high x 15" – 18" wide.

Hardy to zone 5.

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Current Staff's Favorite Plant

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Our featured plant: Eryngium planum 'Blue Glitter'

Click here to view our Early January 2019 Newsletter!

Stellar blue flowers that deer forego, water-thrifty and other deer-proof plants!

These deer-proof perennials...

offer a variety of blue flowers that lend eye-catching intrigue to the landscape or a bouquet. 

More deer-proof plants plus favored water-shy selections...

Many of our customers frequently ask us to suggest plants that are undaunted by either deer or dry conditions. In this newsletter, we’ve featured a diverse group of plants, including not only perennials, but a handful of grasses and shrubs as well. Many selections boast steadfast temperaments, while others offer blooms that are long-lasting, late-blooming, pollinator-friendly or tailor-made for arrangements. And all are brimming with good looks, which goes without saying!

Please note: A plant’s deer-tolerance depends on the locale, the particular herd, the time of year, plus the recent weather conditions, especially rainfall. The ability of a plant to endure dry conditions varies with sun exposure, humidity and soil type.

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