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Help with plant ID

Posted by rockman50 6b SEMASS (My Page) on
Mon, Sep 13, 10 at 16:01

The plant in question looks like an ornamental grass. It occurs as small clumps. The blades are wide (1/4 to 1/2 inch) and variegated. And right now, there are multiple blue/purple flower spikes emerging from the clumps. The spikes are maybe 6 inches long. The "flowers" on the spikes are very small and have a rubbery or waxy feel. Any ideas?

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RE: Help with plant ID

Japanese stiltgrass? (hope not!!!) No idea what colors its flowers are, but it blooms now (Sept) and is taking over parts of CT....

RE: Help with plant ID

  • Posted by claire z6b Coastal MA (My Page) on
    Mon, Sep 13, 10 at 17:25

Maybe a variegated liriope, also know as lilyturf or monkey grass. The Silver Dragon has pale lavender flowers, but there may be others with darker blooms.


RE: Help with plant ID

Liriope muscari.

Here is a link that might be useful: Liriope

RE: Help with plant ID

It is Liriope muscari. Thanks for the help!

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