Giant Liriope

Zones: 7a to 9b, at least

Dormancy: Evergreen

Height: 42″ tall

Culture: Part Sun to Light Shade

Origin: Asia

Pot Size: 3.5″ pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L)

This unique Liriope gigantea seedling came from the late Texas plantsman Lynn Lowrey and was named for him after his death by Bobby Green. The already giant clumps are topped with a show of purple terminal spikes in August. Liriope gigantea is a plant whose origins have been obscured by time, but DNA tests show it to be a tetraploid (double chromosome) species distantly related to Liriope muscari. The clump will need several years in the ground before achieving its full height.