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Tricyrtis formosana Samurai

Toad Lily, Arctic Orchid

$12.95 $7.77 (40% off) $7.50 ea. (3+ discount)

In stock for Spring 2017

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Lovely planted near a shady garden bench or patio where flowers can be admired up close. Golden-edged foliage adds luster. Purple spotted with yellow throated flowers with showy anthers are truly a detailed masterpiece of nature’s art.

Absolutely sparkles in a woodland environment with rich organic soil. This late blooming shade lover will be the talk of your fall garden. Breathtaking!

Details

Item Code: TRSA
Type: Perennials
Height: Short 12-18"
Spacing: Plant 12-18" apart
Bloom Time: Late Summer to Mid-Fall
Sun-Shade: Half Sun/ Half Shade to Full Shade
Zones: 4-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Acidic
Flower: Purple
Accent: White
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Dry Shade Tolerant
  • 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.

Tricyrtis Plant Care

Prefers a moist to wet, well-drained, slightly acidic soil in partial shade. 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.