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Tricyrtis formosana/Toad Lily

Tricyrtis formosana / Tricyrtis formosana
Grows well in shade where soil is moist and well drained
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Grows well in shade where soil is moist and well drained

A fast, low growing perennial that is not invasive

Dark green foliage furnished good background for late summer and fall flowers

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Scientific Name: Tricyrtis formosana
Common Name: Toad Lily
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Summer, Fall
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Filtered Shade, Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Wet
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: High
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: Grows well in moist to wet soils that must also be fairly well drained. It must not be allowed to dry out when growing. It flower in the shade and has yellow throats in white flowers that also have reddish-purple spots. A vigorously growing species that is not likely to become invasive.