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Lakeland, FL
(Zone 9b)

October 18, 2008
9:59 PM

Post #5687820

Great Article and Pics Paul

October 20, 2008
1:38 PM

Post #5694103

I have always loved the old Tricyrtis formosana and 'Imperial Banner' seems to be a real winner. I note also that the 'Plant Finder' lists 14 suppliers of 'Raspberry Mousse' in the U.K., so clearly this problem is current in this part of the world as well.
Sandusky, OH
(Zone 5a)

October 20, 2008
6:46 PM

Post #5695405

I planted three 3" pots of Golden Leopard in a raised clay bed this past May. This bed receives partial sun and/or bright shade all day. I have them planted with brunnera, heuchera, astilbe, alchemilla and columbine . The only plants that seem to prosper are the heuchera and the alchemilla. The tricyrtis are still tiny and only one put out a few timid blooms. Perhaps it's too much light? Would love a grouping like I've seen in photos from other gardens. I moved one to see if it would be happier so time will tell. - Carol
Plano, TX
(Zone 8a)

October 22, 2008
12:33 PM

Post #5703085

Hi Carol - I'd give your toad lilies another year to develop. Mine really took off in their second season. If yours don't bloom well next fall, then you might consider moving them to a shadier spot.

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