[Homestead] Free to good home
genegerue at ruralize.com
Sun Apr 20 17:04:15 EDT 2008
On Apr 20, 2008, at 2:48 PM, WF Smith wrote:
> Lariope, monkeygrass, or lilyturf if you prefer.
> Free by the truckload. I will even dig and load it for ladies. I'll
> throw in
> a purple leaf plum tree sprig as well.
> I've over 25 yrs experience with this strain, as we dug up a few
> shoots at
> my grandmothers in the 80's and planted them at my mothers. Later my
> brothers showed up and dumped a pickup bed of it alongside my
> driveway where
> it stayed for a year until we got around to planting it as borders.
> Now I've
> had my fill of it.
> I will unconditionally guarantee this will survive global warming
> and a
> nuclear winter.
This site says it is good to Zone 6 but does better further south:
Plant of the Week
Latin: Liriope muscari
Few plants epitomize the Southern landscape more than the southern
magnolia, crapemyrtle and Liriope. Even before Southern Living
magazine became the style guide for the quintessential "Southern
look", Liriope was popular. We see it everywhere -- here as a
groundcover, there bordering a walkway and over yonder edging a flower
bed. Southern gardeners just can’t get enough of this tough, reliable
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