Amethyst™ Liriope muscari ‘LIRTP’
- Beautiful deep purple flowers
- Flowers sit well above the foliage
- Amethyst™ Liriope grows well all over Australia
Description: A compact Liriope plant with dark green foliage that contrasts with stunning deep purple flowers. Versatile, Amethyst™ Liriope can tolerate most conditions from hot dry regions to bitterly cold areas. It has reasonably good winter colour compared to other Liriopes.
Size: 40cm high x 40cm wide.
Planting Density: 6-10 plants per m², 3-5 plants per linear metre.
Uses: Mass plantings, rockeries, flower gardens, and specimen planting.
Position: Full sun, moderate to heavy shade. Amethyst™ Liriope suits all soil types. Tolerates frost, drought & humidity.
Care: Water as required for 8-13 weeks until established. Plant in a well mulched garden (chunky mulch is recommended). Use slow release fertiliser in spring. Every year cut back to the ground (will look better with pruning every year, but if it can’t be cut back new growth will cover discoloured leaves by spring or summer).
Where it works: NSW, ACT, QLD, VIC, SA, WA, TAS & NT.
Top Amethyst™ Wholesale Growers
Some of the top wholesale growers listed below do also sell retail, those marked as Trade Only will not, all others will sell direct to the general public.
|BALNARRING||03 5983 0166|
|BLIND BIGHT||03 5998 3762|
|Din San Nursery
|DINGLEY||03 9540 5222|
|KINGLAKE||03 5786 2036|
|Yarra View Nursery||MT EVELYN||03 9737 0400|
|THE BASIN||03 9761 0906|
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This website gives general information for the states/regions in Australia. For local information on which plants work in your area contact your local grower. Local grower knowledge is vital, this website is no substitute.
Heights shown on the website are for general gardening conditions. In well maintained gardens, some plants will get taller.