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Liriope in morning light Liriope is a genus of strappy evergreen perennial plants. Despite the delicate beauty and tiny size of the flowers, these are incredibly tough and hardy and will grow very happily in a wide range of soil and environmental conditions. Seen here growing in my garden. <br />
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Native to East Asia, they are an understory plant in China, Japan and Korea. Growing to around 40 cm in height. Asparagaceae,Asparagales,Australia,Geotagged,Lilyturf,Liriope muscari,Summer,botany,flora,lilyturf,macro,monkey grass,new south wales,purple flower Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

Liriope in morning light

Liriope is a genus of strappy evergreen perennial plants. Despite the delicate beauty and tiny size of the flowers, these are incredibly tough and hardy and will grow very happily in a wide range of soil and environmental conditions. Seen here growing in my garden.

Native to East Asia, they are an understory plant in China, Japan and Korea. Growing to around 40 cm in height.

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''Liriope muscari'' is a species of low, herbaceous flowering plants from East Asia. Common names in English include big blue lilyturf, lilyturf, border grass, and monkey grass. It is a perennial with grass-like evergreen foliage and lilac-purple flowers which produce single-seeded berries on a spike in the fall. It is invasive to North America and considered a threat to native wildlife.

Similar species: Agaves, Aloes, Onions
Species identified by Ruth Spigelman
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By Ruth Spigelman

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Uploaded Feb 10, 2021. Captured Feb 4, 2021 12:42 in 59 Merewether St, Merewether NSW 2291, Australia.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/5.6
  • 10/1600s
  • ISO250
  • 105mm