EDIS Update: Key Plant, Key Pests: Lilyturf (Liriope muscari)

Last Updated on January 19, 2022 by Tennille Herron

Liriope muscari, or Lilyturf, can commonly be found across Florida’s landscapes. Lilyturf is a grasslike perennial commonly used to line pathways and known for its lilac-purple flowers.

Liriope muscari. Photo credit: UF/IFAS Gardening Solutions

This UF/IFAS Extension publication is designed for Florida gardeners, horticulturalists and landscape professionals to help identify common pests associated with common Florida flora. This publication provides information and general management recommendations for leaf and crown rot, anthracnose, southern blight, scales, and root rot nematodes.

To view the publication, visit the UF/IFAS Extension EDIS website: https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ep600

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Posted: March 16, 2021


Category: Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Caroline Warwick, Dave Norman, EDIS, Integrated Pest Management, IPM, Juanita Popenoe, Key Pests, Key Plant, Lilyturf, Liriope, Liriope Muscari, MREC, Research Update


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