Tricyrtis hirta is a classic, easy-to-grow species with white flowers and warm purple spots.
Tricyrtis hirta is the classic, easy to grow toad lily. Toad lilies are wonderful plants for the late summer and fall shade garden. Most grow on elegant arching stems often with lightly mottled foliage. They produce multitudes of ornate orchid-like flowers that are usually white (sometimes yellow) with various degrees of purple spotting.
Common Name: Toad Lily
Family: Liliaceae (The Lily Family)
Zone Hardiness: 4-9
Light: Full Shade, Part Shade
Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Secondary Bloom Colour: Purple
Bloom Time: Fall
Soil Moisture: Moist, Average
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Forests and woodlands.
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan
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