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Plants With Year-Round Interest

Here are 10 plants that will provide year-round interest to any landscape.

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Variegated Lilyturf (9 of 10)

Liriope muscari 'Variegata'

  • Thick, tufted evergreen ground cover with linear foliage with creamy edges.

  • Blue-purple flowers in fall followed by a dark berries.

  • Plant in full sun to full shade.

  • Prune or mow in late winter; divide in spring.

  • Plant in fertile, moist but well-drained soil; water freely until established.

  • Height: 12 inches

  • Width: 18 inches

Hardy in zones 6-10:

  • Zone 6: Plant in spring; plant in full sun to partial shade; mulch in fall; protect from drying winds.

  • Zone 7: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun to partial shade; mulch in fall; protect from drying winds.

  • Zone 8: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun to moderate shade; mulch in fall; protect from drying winds.

  • Zone 9: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun to full shade; mulch in fall; protect from drying winds.

  • Zone 10: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun to full shade; mulch in fall; protect from drying winds.

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