Liriope muscari 'Big Blue' is the standard of green Liriope. Big Blue has narrow, ¼" wide, green leaf blades. Blooms with lavender flower spikes mid-Summer and they are followed by near black berries. Big Blue Liriope clumps spread by short rhizomes. Perfect for erosion control on banks, slopes and large bed plantings. Can be used for borders and edging if kept in check. (See all other varieties of muscari that stay in clump form for use as borders or in mixed beds with less maintenance.) Mature height 12"-15, spread 12"-24"
Sun to Shade
Evergreen - cut back late Winter
Lavender flower spikes - Mid-Summer followed by near black berries
Clumps expand by short rhizomes- more contained than spicata
Use for ground cover or controlled edging
Good choice for banks and slopes
Moderately salt tolerant
Height: 12-15 Inches
Spread: 12-18 Inches
Hardiness Zone: 5/6-10
Characteristics & Attributes:Exposure:Full Shade, Partial Sun, Full Sun
Season of Interest (Flowering):Summer
Attributes:Fast Growing, Salt Tolerant, Long Blooming, Mass Planting, Ornamental Grass, Evergreen, Drought Tolerant, Naturalizing, Summer Bloomer, Erosion Control, Low Maintenance, Ground Cover, Heat Tolerant, Border or Bed, Edging
Habit:Upright, Clumping, Creeping
Soil Moisture:Average Water, Dry Soil, Well Drained Soil
Plants will be shipped semi-bare-root (with little soil) from December to April. As the plants are dormant (sleeping), it is perfectly safe to send them bare-root. Winter is the safest and the best time to ship plants.
This plant will be shipped in 2 - 7 days, Please email us ASAP if you want this plant to be shipped in spring.
Note: The plant is shipped in its pot, firmly secured with several layers of clear tape, thereby avoiding any shuffling and moving during transit. The plant reaches you with minimal damage- very safe and secure. We have been shipping plants like this for several years (plant are sometimes shipped in smaller pots for safety and ease of shipping). Most plants go dormant in fall and winter and will lose most of their leaves - looking dead and dry - very normal. They will flush out in spring.
We cannot send ship some plants and some sizes to California due to restrictions placed by department of agriculture.
Growing Zones: 8-11 outdoors
- Mature Height:
- 1-3 ft.
- Mature Width:
- 1-3 ft.
- Botanical Name:
- Liriope muscari 'Big Blue'
- Growth Rate: