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Silvery Sunproof Liriope Grass

SKU: AM014726
per Plant - 3" Pot
No longer available this season.
A beautiful, heat and humidity-tolerant ground cover, Monkey Grass ‘Silvery Sunproof’ features arching green leaf blades with striking, cream-colored edges. Lilac purple flower spikes appear in early to midsummer, adding height to this compact plant. Perfect for edging walkways and borders, ‘Silvery Sunproof’ is resistant to pests and disease and is exceptionally easy to grow. Also known as Lilyturf. (Liriope spicata)
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Botanical Name
Liriope muscari Silvery Sunproof
Growing Zones
Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Attracts Birds, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Cut Flowers, Winter Interest, Container Planting, Small Spaces
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade, Full Shade
Mature Height
8-18" tall
Bloom Time
Foliage plant all season


Not a true grass, but actually a member of the lily family sometimes called Lilyturf or Monkey Grass, Liriope is a wonderful dense groundcover under trees and shrubs. Flower spikes of purple bloom in mid-summer. This cultivar, Silvery Sunproof grows only 8-18 inches tall, and has leaves that are striped green and yellow. This is a great plant for adding interest and colorful bloom in both filtered sun or shade.