University of Florida

Plant Identification Learning Module:
Ornamentals

Liriope (Liriope muscari)

A clumping, perennial evergreen ground cover which forms dense, grass-like clumps. Leaves are linear, dark green with parallel veins, 8-10 inches long and 3/4 inch wide. Purple flowers are small and dense, borne in short racemes which are held on stalks longer than the leaves. Fruits are black, berry-like, small fleshy capsules.