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Tricyrtis hirta/Toad Lily

Tricyrtis hirta / Tricyrtis hirta
Lavender-purple flowers and foliage on this old popular garden perennial
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Lavender-purple flowers and foliage on this old popular garden perennial

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Scientific Name: Tricyrtis hirta
Common Name: Toad Lily
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Summer, Fall
Flower color: White, Purple
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
No
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Comments: This perennial produces orchid-like, light colored flowers with dark purple specks in he blooms. Plants bloom quite late in the year. Provide a fertile, well drained soil and morning sunlight for best growth and flowering results.