Come! Ms. Dunlap will give two talks at the CNPS Conservation Conference Feb. 1-3 in LA!

One regarding a database of 3,700 nectar plants (& how to collect images to benefit pollinators), and the other regarding
a prototypical key incorporating a novel plant identification system that produced an order of magnitude improvement.

Liriope muscari
(sold as Silvery Sunproof)

Family: Asparagaceae

Common name: LILY TURF

Native to: China, Japan, Taiwan


Type: perennial

Form: tufted

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 1.5 feet

Max width: 1.5 feet




green, secondary color present


Attracts wildlife: bird

Plant part consumed by birds: seeds

Plant features: evergreen

Exposure: shade, sun

Landscape uses: ground cover, hedge or edging

Propagates by: seed

flowers in fall

Soil type: well drained

USDA Zones: zone 6 to -10 f, zone 7 to 0 f, zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: -10 to +30 °F

Water: regular

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