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Tricyrtis formosana ‘Empress’ PBR

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Lush green foliage with large flowers that are white with 'painted' spots of burgundy.

Tricyrtis formosana  ‘Empress’ PBR | Gunnislake, Cornwall, PL18
Pot SizeTotal Price
2 litres

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Common names

Toad Lily ‘Empress’ , Hototogisu


Tricyrtis formosana ‘Empress’ PBR (Toad Lily ‘Empress’ ). This Toad Lily has clusters of star-shaped whitish flowers with yellow dotted centres, which are heavily spotted with burgundy. The lance-shaped leaves are a glossy dark green.


They grow in deep to semi-shade. Cut back after flowering to maintain a compact habit.

Interest and use

Grown in woodland gardens, and as underplanting for shrubs in shaded areas. Grown mainly for their unusual, elegant flowers.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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  • LightFull sun or Shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Humus-rich
  • Soil pH5.0 to 7.0
  • WaterMoist

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