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Royal Purple Liriope Grass

SKU: AM014409
per Plant - 3.5" Pot
No longer available this season.
'Royal Purple' Liriope, also known as Lily Turf or Monkey Grass, is a tough groundcover with beautiful, spiked purple blooms. Very showy for a grass, the blooms are followed by clusters of dark berries. 'Royal Purple' tolerates both full sun and full shade, but will spread and mutiply more quickly with access to sunlight. (Liriope muscari)
key features
Botanical Name
Liriope muscari Royal Purple
Attracts Birds, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Groundcover, Easy To Grow, Low Maintenance, Naturalizes, Cut Flowers, Winter Interest, Evergreen, Mass Plantings, Container Planting, Small Spaces, Rock Gardens, Erosion Control
Growing Zones
Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade, Full Shade
Soil Moisture
Dry, Average, Moist / Wet
Mature Height
12-18" tall
Mature Spread
12-18" wide
Bloom Time
Foliage plant all season. Purple flower spikes in late summer.


This really useful plant is a beauty lining walks, or defining the front of a border. Its easy to grow, spreads nicely, and stays low. Best of all, this hybrid gives you beautiful purple flowers each summer.

Whether you call it Lilyturf, Monkey Grass, or Liriope, once you've planted it, that area is done. Lilyturf is not really a grass or a lily, but you'll love it.