PURPLE TOAD LILLY
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!
USDA Hardiness Zones 4-8.
Submitted by: Carlotta Lucas