Toad Lily (Tricyrtis formosana) in the Toad Lilies Database

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Full Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6b -20.6 °C (-5 °F) to -17.8 °C (0 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 1-3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Other: Ratty looking, brown foliage will result if plants don't get required shade and moisture
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Purple
Bi-Color: white with purple spots
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Late fall or early winter
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Tolerates dry shade
Propagation: Seeds: Stratify seeds
Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Root
Division
Stolons and runners
Other: They are nodal rooters, so be sure that you have at least one node in root cuttings
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant

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Location: my garden, Gent, BelgiumDate: 2006-10-10
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Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
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