Toad Lily

15 Jul

Toad Lily (Tricyrtis hirta) winter deciduous, arching, spreading growth to 2-3 feet in height with equal spread, clusters of white flowers with purple spots bloom summer and fall, broad pointed leaves, full to part shade, regular water, great cut flower.

The star-like blossoms of this species are white with rich purple spots and purple stigmas. It blooms in late summer to mid-autumn along arching stems. These perennials are from moist woodlands and high elevations from eastern Asia to the Phillipines. They make subtle, but exotic, specimens for woodland borders.

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