Botanical name: Liriope muscari Family: Liliaceae (Lily family)
Lily turf is a grass like perennial native to Vietnam, Taiwan, Japan, and China. It is not actually a grass but a member of the lily family, a fact that inspires its common name. The dark green, ribbonlike foliage grows in length from 10 to 18 in and then recurves toward the ground to form rounded clumps. As the clumps mature they merge into a continuous carpet that resembles a plot of shaggy lawn grass. In summer, spikes of small purple, violet or white flowers rise from the center of clumps. Flowers are followed by pea-sized black or white berries in autumn. Lily turf spreads quite fast in reasonable soil, creating a substantial tuberous root mass.
The flower labeled Lily Turf is ...