Tricyrtis Dark Beauty

Toad Lily, Arctic Orchid
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Lovely Wrap-Up to the Fall Season
Star-shaped blossoms lend an exotic Asian elegance to your shade garden. Deep purple spotting nearly engulfs the orchid-like petals. Flowers burst open from slender branching clusters of swollen dark burgundy buds. Breathtaking! Tricyrtis Dark Beauty prefers a woodland environment with rich organic soil. This late blooming shade lover will be the talk of your fall garden.

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Plant Type Perennials

Species formosana

Height Medium 30-36"

Spacing Plant 18" apart

Bloom Time Late Summer to Mid-Fall

Sun / Shade Half Sun / Half Shade to Full Shade

Zones 4-9

Soil Type Normal, Acidic

Water Needs Medium

Sold In Plantable Pots

Special Features

  • Attracts Butterflies

Planting Sites

  • Humidity Tolerant
  • Shade Tolerant
  • Wet Site Tolerant

Tricyrtis General Information

Tricyrtis are exotic, orchid-like flowers that bloom profusely in the shade. Perfect for a moist woody spot, Tricyrtis bloom when many other shade lovers are long done. Welcome flowers in the late summer and early fall. Combines well with Hosta and Ferns. Tends to wake late in spring. Idaho has restricted all potted plant material from being shipped into Idaho at this time.

Tricyrtis Plant Care

Prefers a moist, well-drained soil in partial shade. Slightly acidic is okay. Seldom needs division, but can be done in spring. Cut back by 1/2 in early June to control height and freshen foliage if needed. May benefit from extra watering during summer heat. Can cut down foliage after killing frost. Will colonize over time. Divide every 3-4 years in spring.