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Tricyrtis hirta


Japanese Toad Lily




Origin:  Japan
Family
Liliaceae
Genus
Tricyrtis
Species
hirta
Category
Perennials
USDA Hardiness Zone
4
Canadian Hardiness Zone
2 - 5a
RHS Hardiness Zone
H7
Temperature (°C)
-35 - (-29)
Temperature (°F)
-30 - (-20)
Height
80 cm
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Description and Growing Information
Flowering Period
AugustSeptember
Landscape
Unique addition to any shade garden, preferably planted where they can be observed closely due to the small detail on the flowers.
Cultivation
Grow in full or partial shade in medium to wet, well-drained soil that is never allowed to dry out.
Pests
No serious pests or diseases, however slugs may be a minor nuisance.
Bark/Stem Description
Arching, unbranched, thickly hairy stems that can grow upright to 80 cm. Not rhizomatous.
Leaf Description
Leaves are pale green and pubescent, growing to 15 x 2-5 cm.
Flower Description
Flowers are small, to 2.5 - 3 cm, erect, funnelform, appearing in small clusters of 2-3, and are white to pale lilac with heavy purple spotting.
Texture Description
All parts of the plant are hairy.
Notable Specimens
Royal Botanical Gardens, Burlington, Ontario, Canada.
Propagation
Self-seeds freely, or can be propagated through division in spring.
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