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botanical name:
Tricyrtis formosana 'Stolonifera Group'
Tricyrtis formosana 'Stolonifera Group' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Toad Lily
synonyms:  Tricyrtis stolonifera
family:  Liliaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.90m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: erect
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: mauve
main season: Autumn
aspect: full sun, part shade, shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 8
description:
Very similar to the species, but with flowers perhaps slightly paler and a vigorously spreading habit.

cultivation:
Moist but reasonably well drained, humus-rich soil which is not too alkaline. Best in part or deep shade. Due to the late flowering a sheltered position is needed in cold areas. Mulch deeply before winter if possible.

propagation:
From seed or by division in early spring.

usage:
Woodland gardens.

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