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Liriope muscari 'Amethyst' is a brilliantly tough, low maintenance clumping perennial plant with deep purple flowers held high above the deep green foliage. It suits a wide range of conditions, from sun to deep shade, most soils, and will grow from cold areas to humid warm climates. A good plant for massed planting, and great for banks, for garden edgings and driveway gardens and low maintenance container growing. Rarely troubled by pests or diseases.
Plant in a well dug soil and keep moist till established. Mulch to keep weed growth down. Cut back foliage hard once a year if needed to keep the plant looking fresh, new leaves will sprout from the underground fibrous root system.
Flower colour: purple
Flowering season: autumn winter
Maximum height: 0.4 metres
Minimum height: not specified
Maximum width: 0.4 metres
Minimum width: not specified
This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Medium frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.
Yes. Attracts: lizards, insects.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate, subtropical, tropical.
Loam: dry, wet, moist, well-drained.
Clay: moist, well-drained.
Sand: dry, wet, moist, well-drained.
Soil pH: 5.0-7.5
Planting season: Any.
Types of fertiliser: not specified.