Tricyrtis hirta, the toad lily is a Japanese species of hardy perennial in the lily family. Tricyrtis hirta is found growing on shaded rocky cliffs and stream banks in central and southern Japan.
Its unique showy flowers bloom in late August through September, and produces multiple clusters of flowers. Flowers are small, lily-like flowers about 1 inch long with six showy tepals. It’s easily grown in average, medium to wet, well-drained soils in part to full shade. The plant is 15-24 inches high and wide. Bees loved it!
Plant Name: Salix purpurea ‘ Nana’ Common Name: Dwarf Purple Willow Plant type: Deciduous shrub Height: 6 ft Spread: 6 ft Blooms: April – May Flowers Color: White, Green Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade
Soil Requirements: Lean, well-drained Water Needs: Evenly Moist, somewhat drought tolerant when established. Attributes: Prized for it’s blue-green foliage and deep purple stems. Quick growing. Deer resistant. Showy flowers attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Note: Can be kept smaller with winter pruning to the ground. Tolerates Black Walnut. Uses: Pollinator garden, Good for wet areas, Beds and borders, Foundation planting, Rain garden. Whips used in basket making. Pond and Creek-side plantings. Native to: Europe and Western Asia USDA Hardiness Zone: 3a-8b