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Japanese Toad Lily in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Tricyrtis hirta

 

Japanese Toad Lily

Tricyrtis has dark green foliage, and thick rather waxy-looking flowers that look rather like orchid flowers, and which can be star-shaped, funnel-shaped or bell-shaped. usually freckled, which gives them their name. Tricyrtis hirta - Japanese Toad Lily - is a clump-forming upright deciduous perennial with heavily purple-spotted, funnel-shaped white flowers in late Summer and Autumn

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plant Features
  • Japanese Toad Lily likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Japanese Toad Lily likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Japanese Toad Lily is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Japanese Toad Lily likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Japanese Toad Lily

Latin name

Tricyrtis hirta

type

Bulb

family

Liliaceae

ph

6.1 - 7.3 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Japanese Toad Lily likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Japanese Toad Lily is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Japanese Toad Lily likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

  • Water

    Japanese Toad Lily likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Japanese Toad Lily is 0.30meters x 0.75meters 0.30 M 0.75 M

Tricyrtis hirta

Tricyrtis has dark green foliage, and thick rather waxy-looking flowers that look rather like orchid flowers, and which can be star-shaped, funnel-shaped or bell-shaped. usually freckled, which gives them their name. Tricyrtis hirta - Japanese Toad Lily - is a clump-forming upright deciduous perennial with heavily purple-spotted, funnel-shaped white flowers in late Summer and Autumn


Propagating

From Late Summer TO Early Autumn

Lilies can be propagated by removing and planting bulblets, scales or offsets in Autumn. For more details on how to plant lily bulbs check out @MikeTheGardener's video on our YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/43ClflHR7vQ

 

Planting

From Early Autumn TO Early Spring

Bulbs are usually planted in Autumn, but can be sown until Spring. Bulbs that have been prepared for forcing can be sown in Summer. For more details on how to plant lily bulbs check out @MikeTheGardener's video on our YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/43ClflHR7vQ

 

Flowering

From Late Summer TO Early Autumn

The flowers of Japanese Toad Lily appear in late Summer into Autumn

 
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