How To Plant Liriope
Liriope likes to be slightly dry when dormant so make sure there isnt any condensation inside the bag otherwise just keep it sealed and plant everything within a few days.
How to plant liriope. Unpack box and check that you have everything on your packing list. Liriope is a member of a group of flowering grass like perennials which are named after narcissus plants. How to grow liriope. Several varieties exist such as the variegated liriope which has cream stripes running along.
Therefore plant liriope in a container or pot that has a drainage holes and use a quality potting soil or potting mix or a 5050 combination thereof for planting. Constantly soggy soil can and often will cause root rot or other harmful plant diseases. Few things can make a garden bed look better than a repetitive border plant. Lucky for beginning gardeners there is not really much to growing liriope.
The liriope is a shade tolerant low maintenance plant popularly grown as a groundcover and along the borders of flower beds. Water the planting as often as needed to keep the soil lightly moist especially during the first year after planting. Liriope is propagated from divisions or nursery transplants. Plant it and watch it grow has been my experience.
Liriope care is no different from maintaining other hardy flowering plants which we will discuss ahead. The most commonly grown species of this genus in the garden are better known as the big blue lilyturf and the more aggressive growing and faster spreading liriope spicata creeping lilyturf. With grasslike leaves and late summer flower spikes liriopes liriope spp provide lush low maintenance ground covers for garden borders and challenging areas. When growing in pots liriope appreciate a moist but well drained soil.
Liriope plants are hardy perennials that reach a height of 30 to 45 cm.