Variegated Liriope Shrub

Variegated Liriope Shrub

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Fast Growing Groundcover Features Gorgeous Purple Flowers in Spring

One of the absolute favorite border plants among gardeners. The hardy Variegated Liriope Shrub cultivar can tolerate a variety of soil and environmental conditions and are incredibly easy to maintain!

This charming plant hosts variegated dark green and white leaves striped with creamy yellow and beautiful violet-blue flowers in the mid-summer. The liriope Muscari Variegata lavender flower spikes are similar to those of grape hyacinth.

Following the purple flowers are blue-black berries that appear in the fall. The tall green leaves of the variegated liriope plants are also known as monkey grass as all members of the liriope family are called as a nickname. Creeping lilyturf helps with erosion control and fills spots where no other plants can seem to grow.

The more sun the liriope variegata is exposed to the brighter the overall colors will be. Just make sure it is not too much full sun or too intense heat exposure or else slight browning of the leaf tips can occur. The vibrant yellow stripes add color and act as a huge statement piece during the growing season.


The Variegated lilyturf is exceptionally versatile and will thrive in full sunlight to shady locations. The edging plant prefers rich, moist, and slightly acidic soil, but will adapt to a wide variety of soil types. Keep moist but well drained soil conditions preferably for variegated liriope care.

This ground cover plant grows in clump forming masses and its root system will spread. Water thoroughly the first year to establish a strong root system. After establishing, the plant is fairly drought tolerant. A slow-release fertilizer applied every year in early spring will help boost growth.

The liriope muscari’s grass-like foliage grows up to 1.5 feet tall and 2 feet wide. Do not plant in the full afternoon sun when the temperature is hottest. This variegated lily turf plant prefers partial shade to full shade in the afternoon. Divide the established plants in early spring.

Not the most cold hardy for northern states. Does best in the warmer climates of the United States in USDA growing zones 6-11.

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Botanical Name
Liriope muscari 'Variegata'

Partial Sun / Partial Shade

Foliage Color

Flower Color

Mature Width
1-2 ft

Mature Height
1-1.5 ft

Growing Zones 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

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Varigated Liriope Shrub

From order to delivery, I have experienced nothing but amazing support, communication and plants! I have ordered several, with the Liriope being one of my favorites. They all have come in healthy and happy and is thriving in my yard. I have also shared the site link with many of my gardener friends and they also love Perfect Plants.

Vicki D.
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Truly perfect plants

The plants were beautiful and healthy. I’m waiting for this Texas heat to go so I can plant them.


Perfect Plants Nursery

Hi Vicki, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review and purchasing your Variegated Liriope Shrub from our family-owned business. Happy planting! Shirley


thought the price was a little high, however very happy with the plant.


Perfect Plants Nursery

Hi Barbara. So glad to hear you're happy with your beautiful Variegated Liriope Shrub. Take care.

Paul K.



Perfect Plants Nursery

Hope you and your Variegated Liriope Shrub are doing well, Paul. Thank you for your continued support. Take care!


leaves began to turn yellow after planting in the ground. I am sorry that I can not give a good rating this time. Have a nice day


Perfect Plants Nursery

We're sorry to hear about your experience with our Variegated Liriope Shrub, Valentina. Please keep in mind that our team is always available to answer any questions or concerns. Hope you both are doing well.

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