Liriope 'Okina' has striking, frosted white new growth slowly changing to green by summer.
This compact mound of broad strap-like foliage arises paper white in spring and later develops green tips against which the lilac-purple flower spikes are shown to great effect. A strikingly different type of variegated plant for part shade that will stop garden visitors in their tracks. It has taken years for us to bulk up our stock plants and we are pleased to finally offer it.
Common Name: Frosted Monkey Grass
Family: Convallariaceae (The Lily of the Valley Family)
Zone Hardiness: 6-9
Light: Full Shade, Part Shade, Part Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Purple
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Bloom Time: Late Summer
Soil Moisture: Average, Moist
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Forests, bamboo forests, scrub, shady and moist places in ravines and on slopes at elevations of 100 - 1400 (occasionally to 2000) m.
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan
*The Plant Encyclopedia is updated each year to provide a representation of the plants we offer, have offered, and may offer again. However, it is not a live inventory of our stock. Not all plants will be available at all times or in every year. Use the link above to enquire about the availability of this plant. Additionally, we carry many plants that have not yet been entered into our database so please enquire if you don’t see what you’re looking for. Plants are available only for on-site sales at our nursery in Richmond, BC, Canada or for shipping within Canada. We do not ship internationally. However, if you are visiting the nursery from afar, we can arrange for the necessary permits and paperwork for you to take plants back with you to your country.