Toad Lily (Tricyrtis hirta 'Lightning Strike') in the Toad Lilies Database

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial Shade to Full Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4b -31.7 °C (-25 °F) to -28.9 °C (-20 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 1-2 feet
Plant Spread: 1-2 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Ratty looking, brown foliage will result if plants don't get required shade and moisture
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Lavender
Bi-Color: White with lavender spots
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Fall
Late fall or early winter
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
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
Other: They are nodal rooters, so be sure that you have at least one node in root cuttings
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant

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Date: 2006-03-21Photo courtesy Terra Nova Nurseries,Inc.  wwwterranovanursuries.c
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