Liriope spicata (Lily Turf)

This evergreen perennial features dark green, wide, grassy like leaves that grow in a fountain-like habit, and tall racemes of pale lavender flowers growing above the foliage. Fast growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer
1 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Salt tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Groundcover

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Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture

Lilac purple feathery plumes bloom atop deep green foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring to early summer
1.5-3 ft tall x 1-2 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (34.4°C)
Attracts butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Fragrant
Tolerant to juglone

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(Prairie Pillars™ Collection)Yellow flowers with an orange/brown centre bloom on tall stems with bright green foliage. Rapid growth rate.

Use as cut or dried flowers. Be sure to keep some flowers in the garden over winter, as the blackened seedheads provide cold-season garden interest, as well as food for finches and other winter birds.

Blooms early to late summer
1.5-2.5 ft tall x 2-2.5 ft spread
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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Rosy pink petals sport a creamy white centre stripe and a bright chartreuse eye. Slow growth rate.

The common name comes from the fact that each flower only lasts for no more than 24 hours- they open in the morning wither before the following evening- some to be replaced by another flower on the same scape.

Blooms mid to late summer
2 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spacing
Tetraploid
HARDY to -30°F (-34°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant

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These shade-loving, rhizomatous, clump-forming perennials bear leaves that are medium green with chartreuse rippled margins. Lavender bell-shaped flowers bloom on one-sided racemes atop tall bracted scapes. Slow growth rate. Sport of “Gold Drop”.

Blooms mid to late summer
0.5-1.5 ft tall x 1.5-2.5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Tolerant to juglone
Moderate salt tolerance
Heat and humidity tolerant

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This perennial features airy spires of lacy violet-blue flowers on thin white stems. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer to mid-fall
1.5-2 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Drought Tolerant
Salt Tolerant

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Spikes of deep lavender blue grow in a dense habit, along with deep green foliage that trails halfway up the stems to meet the flower blooms. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid- to late summer
2-2.5 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant

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This evergreen perennial features dark green, wide, grassy like leaves that grow in a fountain-like habit, and tall racemes of lilac flowers growing above the foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer
1-1.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Salt tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Groundcover

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This evergreen perennial features dark green leaves shrouded in small, dainty sky-blue flowers that spread to provide a stunning groundcover or rock garden plant. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
0.5 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Groundcover
Drought tolerant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds

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