Genus: Toad lily

Tricyrtis

Photo/Illustration: 
Courtesy of White Flower Farm
Toad lily (Tricyrtis)
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Liliaceae
These perennials are from moist woodlands and high elevations from Eastern Asia to the Phillipines. They bear alternate, sometimes glossy and spotted leaves, which usually clasp the stems. The sturdy, star-shaped flowers occur terminally or at the axils, bearing six sepals with a prominent stigma. They make subtle, but exotic specimens for woodland borders and shady house plantings.
Noteworthy characteristics:  This genus offers late-season, orchid-like blossoms for any moist and shady spot.
Care:  Grow in moist, but well-drained soil in partial to full shade. Mulch plants in cold climates with little snow cover, and site late-blooming species in a sheltered location to protect blossoms from early frosts.
Propagation: 

Sow seed when fresh in a cold frame. Divide when still dormant in early spring.

Problems: 

Slugs, snails.

Species, varieties and clutivars for genus Tricyrtis

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Toad lily
Tricyrtis 'Tojen'
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Toad lily
Tricyrtis formosana
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Toad lily
Tricyrtis formosana ‘Amethystina’
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Toad lily
Tricyrtis hirta