creeping lilyturf

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creeping lilyturf

Chinese medicine
A perennial herb, the root of which is anti-inflammatory, antitussive, cardiotonic, diuretic and emollient; it is used for poor circulation, cough, diabetes mellitus, hypoglycaemia, haemoptysis, shortness of breath, and recuperation from labor, surgery and disease.
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A different species, Liriope spicata, is smaller, with dark leaves and pale mauve or white flower spikes on 25cm (10in) stems.
Catalpa, Celosia orgentea, Celosia plumose Apricot Brandy, Chaenomeley Cleome, Convallaria, Cotinus, Caladium, Cosmos, Chaemycyparis pisifera Tilifera Aurea; Chasmanthium, Dicentra, Dahlia, Echinacea, Eryngium, Euphorbia pulcherrima, Euonymus fortunei Ivory Jade, Forsythia, Fagus, Gomphrena, Gladiolus, Hemerocallis, Helleborus, Hydrangea quercifolia, Hydrangea paniculata Tardiva, Heliotropium, Hosta, Heuchera micrantha 'Palace Purple, Flex opera, Hex aerticellata, Holkwitzia, Lavandula, Leucanthemum, Leucadendron, Larix, Liriope spicata, Magnolia grandiflora, Mertensia, Malus sp.
Nothing brightens up shade like Liriope spicata 'Silver Dragon' or L.