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PlantFiles: Hairy Toad Lily
Tricyrtis hirta 'Miyazaki'

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Tricyrtis (try-SER-tis) (Info)
Species: hirta (HER-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Miyazaki

4 vendors have this plant for sale.

19 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Perennials

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Partial to Full Shade
Full Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Violet/Lavender
Purple
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid Fall

Foliage:
Herbaceous
Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured
Mottled

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Provides winter interest

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

5 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Gabrielle On Feb 28, 2012, Gabrielle from (Zone 5a) wrote:

A very interesting, fall blooming plant for the shade garden. Blooms October - November in my garden.

Positive Katze On May 4, 2008, Katze from Minneapolis, MN (Zone 4a) wrote:

Does well in zone 4a, but this may be because our plants are near the foundation of our house and insulated by pine needles. Unique flowers appear after most of our other plants are done for the year.

The information that was included with both my toad lilies said to keep soil moist, do not let soil dry out between waterings.

Positive gdionelli On Oct 27, 2006, gdionelli from Huntington, WV (Zone 6a) wrote:

My best, and latest, fall bloomer. Will take almost total shade, but does need moisture. I have not had any problem with slugs.

Positive pbtxlady On Apr 20, 2006, pbtxlady from Garland, TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

I really enjoyed these blooming in my shade garden long after everything else had faded. I planted them late, in June, but they still came up and bloomed en masse in September and October. Very pretty little flowers resembling orchids.

Positive Dravencat On Feb 2, 2005, Dravencat from Edgewater, MD (Zone 7a) wrote:

I bought and planted this in late 2003, by the following spring it had grown back very nice with a good amount of multiplying.
Slugs do like this plant so you need to use something to control them but, regrowth is quick. This plant took a good beating from them until I saw what was going on.
Well worth the wait to see this one bloom.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Clyde, California
Tulare, California
Quincy, Florida
Lake Of The Woods, Illinois
Machesney Park, Illinois
Rockford, Illinois
Washington, Illinois
Waukegan, Illinois
Galena, Indiana
Barbourville, Kentucky
Louisville, Kentucky
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Inniswold, Louisiana
Lafayette, Louisiana
Easton, Maryland
Londontowne, Maryland
Dearborn Heights, Michigan
Pinconning, Michigan
Royal Oak, Michigan
Bloomington, Minnesota
Croton-on-hudson, New York
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Greenville, North Carolina
Columbus, Ohio
Fruit Hill, Ohio
Butler, Pennsylvania
East Norriton, Pennsylvania
Laflin, Pennsylvania
Conway, South Carolina
Clarksville, Tennessee
Lakesite, Tennessee
Austin, Texas
Fate, Texas
Garland, Texas
Lexington, Virginia
Newport News, Virginia
Kalama, Washington
Huntington, West Virginia



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