Tricyrtis formosana 'Gilt Edge'

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Toad Lily

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-8

Exotic, orchid-like blooms are white with deep pink spots.
Foliage is equally as appealing, being dark green with narrow yellow-cream margins, which gives interest to this plant all season long.
A late season bloomer- worth the wait!

Height

24 Inches

Spread

12-24 Inches

Color

Blue/Purple

Bloom Time

September-October

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Useful in pond-side plantings where the area is constantly moist. Can grow quite nicely in a regular garden situation as long as it does not have to endure a long dry period. Will spread to make a nice colony, but should not be considered aggressive.

When to Divide

spring

Good Companions

Monkshood (Aconitum fischeri), Goat's Beard (Aruncus dioicus), False Spirea (Astilbe arendsii), Variegated Japanese Sedge (Carex morrowii), Lady Fern (Athyrium filix-femina), Siberian Iris (Iris sibirica), Shavalski's Ligularia (Ligularia przewalskii), Meadow Rue, Lavender Mist (Thalictrum rochebrunianum), Globe Flower (Trollius europaeus)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Cut Flowers
Exposure
Partial Shade
Foliage Color
Green & Yellow
Variegated
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Fall
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Summer
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist
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