Liriope

Liriope muscari

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  • Flower name
    Liriope
  • Scientific name
    Liriope muscari
  • Aliasリリオペ, ノシメラン, Liriope, サマームスカリ, 藪蘭
  • Place of originEast Asia
  • Place of floweringFields and footpaths, Garden, Ornamental plants
  • Flowering seasonJune, July, August, September, October

What is Liriope

Liriope is a quiet flower growing in the garden commonly, and lets florets of the pale purple a lot bloom in slim inflorescence.

Liriope (scientific name:Liriope muscari) is an evergreen perennial grass of the family asparagaceae native to East Asia. It lets a lot of florets of the heliotrope bloom to the spike which took out a thin flower stalk and lengthened from the tip from the center of slim radical growths leaves with the luster in bush from early summer to autumn. It is assigned to a flower name with an orchid, but is not orchis. The leaves are green, but the garden variety which length-formed slim yellow streak enters is called variegation liriope on the green leaves. On the part that the root of the liriope was enlarged by the folk remedy such as nutrition and invigoration and antitussive effect, removing phlegm, the strong heart diuresis is said by medicable.

Generic name: Liriope,
Scientific name:Liriope muscari
Aka: Nosimerang, Summer Muscari,
Origin: East Asia, height: 25-50 cm,
Leaf lenght: 30-50 cm, leaf width: 1 cm, flower color: light purple, flower color: lilac, flowering: June-October


  • Order
    Asparagales
  • Family
    Asparagaceae
  • Genus
    Liriope
  • Species
    L. muscari
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    6-petaled flower
  • Leaf type
    Linear
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeEvergreen perennial
  • Flower colorsPink Purple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorPurple Black
  • Height25.0 ~ 50.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.7 ~ 1.0 cm

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