General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 6-12 in.
Plant Spread: 9-12 in.
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Edible to birds
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Violet/Lavender
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Corm
Bulb
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Provides winter interest
Erosion control
Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Stratify seeds: If growing indoors.
Suitable for wintersowing
Other info: Seed does not store well; sow as soon as possible.
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Offsets
Bulbs
Corms
Other: Rhizomes, tubers.

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Common names
  • Monkey Grass
  • Lily Turf
  • Lilyturf

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Plant Events from our members
MrsBinWY On May 7, 2017 Seeds germinated
potted 2 germinated seeds on 5-7-17; 1 more on 6-3-17
MrsBinWY On April 2, 2017 Seeds sown
remove pulp, soak 48 hours in hot water w/H2O2, potting mix in baggie on top of fridge, watch for radicals to emerge, all 10 seeds from ishareflowers
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