Niche Gardens - North Carolina (NC) Native Pants

Tricyrtis hirta


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Tricyrtis hirta 'Lightning Strike' (Liliaceae)
(tri-SEAR-tis (HEAR-ta)
Variegated Japanese Toad Lily

Shade loving perennials that bloom in the fall are welcome, doubly so when the blooms are the elegant maroon-freckled orchid-like blooms of Toad Lilies. 'Lightning Strike' is a selection of Tricyrtis hirta, distinguished by lovely variegated gold-striped foliage. It is compact and clump-forming, about 2' tall. Prefers moist, rich soil in part to full shade.

Bloom color: white with maroon
Bloom period: mid-fall
Height: 1-2'
Spread: 1-2'
Zones: 5-8

Container size: Qt.
Price: $11
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