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Tricyrtis formosana stolonifera (Stolonifera Group)

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A native to east Asia, Tricyrtis formosana stolonifera has eye-catching flowers and forms elegant clumps with dark green, glossy leaves. The flowers, supported by long stems, are light mauve in colour with darker spots and have a pretty yellow throat. They are usually seen in late summer or autumn.

Tricyrtis formosana stolonifera is ideal for a shady border or for planting en masse in woodland gardens.

Supplied Size: 3L containers

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Tricyrtis formosana stolonifera (Stolonifera Group) | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Tricyrtis formosana stolonifera (Stolonifera Group) | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Tricyrtis formosana stolonifera (Stolonifera Group) | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres
£7.95

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Grower Notes

Position: Sun or partial shade.
Soil: Moist, fertile soil.
Hardiness: Hardy.
Flowering Period: August - September.
Rate of Growth: Moderate.
Habit: Clump forming perennial with tall flowering stems.
Height: up to 100 cm (3 ft)
Spread: 100 cm (3 ft)

Notes: Tricyrtis formosana stolonifera will grow best when sheltered from strong winds and can require protection from slugs

Plant Finder: about Tricyrtis formosana stolonifera (Stolonifera Group)

Common names

Toad Lily

Description

Tricyrtis formosana stolonifera (Stolonifera Group) (Toad Lily). This Toad Lily has six-petaled, light purple flowers which are spotted with a deeper shade of purple, yellow-tinged throats and red stigmas. The leaves are glossy and dark green.

Cultivation

Suitable for shade. Best sheltered from strong winds.

Interest and use

Grown for their unusual and elegant flowers. Suitable for woodland gardens, shaded borders and for planting under shrubs.

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  • LightPart shade or Shade
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Humus-rich
  • Soil pH5.0 to 7.0
  • WaterMoist

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