liriope

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I credit my nephew’s wife, Lara, for identifying my description of the border grass most Floridians plant in their yards as liriope. I was a Southerner back in the ’70s when my love for the bordered look formed. Of course I posed my question to Lara years and years ago and was required to remember it until last year when I asked our yard guy to order enough plants to string from one end of the landscape to the other.

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At the beginning of summer the plants looked like this, spaced.

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And now, after an entire summer of Mauri’s faithful watering, they look like this, full and healthy. Notice the purple flowers?

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I had to grab a few pictures before the downpour of maple leaves, due to start any minute, covers everything up.

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One Response to liriope

  1. LizW says:

    Very nice! 🙂

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