Cleopatra Liriope is an excellent choice for many landscape design elements. It makes for great borders along pathways and can solve location challenges such as shady areas and slopes. A clumping Liriope, Cleopatra’s foliage spans 15 inches and is darker and wider than other varieties. In the summer, lovely lavender spikes elegantly rise above the dark green foliage.
Cleopatra Liriope Care
This plant will thrive in USDA Zones 5-9
Plant in Full Sun to Part Shade for best results.
Water 3-4 times per week during the first growing season. In the second growing season, provide supplementary water in times of extreme heat and drought.
The Cleopatra prefers garden soil with good drainage for best results.
Perennials rarely need supplemental fertilizer, however, 3-4 inches of compost around the plant yearly provides nutrients to keep the plant happy and healthy.
Cleopatra Liriope Spacing
For solid mass plantings, or continuous borders space these Heucherellas 6-8 inches apart. For individual perennial plantings plant 14+ inches apart