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Tricyrtis Formosana 'Dark Beauty' (Toad Lily)

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Tricyrtis formosana 'Dark Beauty' (toad lily)

Tricyrtis Formosana 'Dark Beauty' (Toad Lily)


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Position: partial or full shade
Soil: moist but well-drained, humus-rich soil
Rate of growth: average Flowering period: August to September Flower colour: purple spots
Hardiness: fully hardy
Unusual, star-shaped, purple-spotted flowers from August to September and smooth dark green leaves. This toad lily is great for adding an exotic touch to the garden as well as vertical interest. Best grown in a sheltered, shady border or woodland garden. In colder areas of the country give the plant a deep, dry winter mulch.Garden care: In cold areas of the country provide a deep, dry, winter mulch around the crown of the plant. Lift and divide congested colonies in spring, while the plant is still dormant.

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