Liriope platyphylla 'Peter's Pick'

Peter's Pick Hardy Monkey Grass

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Item #: 13042

Zones: 5a to 10b, guessing

Dormancy: Evergreen

Height: 9" tall

Culture: Part Sun to Light Shade

Origin: China

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L)

We are thrilled to be able to offer this amazing Zone 5 hardy monkey grass...a breakthrough for gardeners in colder climates where most liriope fear to tread. Liriope platyphylla 'Peter's Pick' is a fascinating seedling selection from a 1989 collection by retired Arnold Arboretum botanist, Peter del Tredici from Tian Mu Shan in China's Zhejiang Province. Liriope 'Peter's Pick' is most certainly a tetraploid, displaying trademark thicker leaves, shorter, denser flower stalks, and a more compact habit than typical Liriope platyphylla. For us, the 9" tall x 2' wide clumps are topped with narrow 18" tall flower spikes of dark purple, starting for us in late May...truly elegant!