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PlantFiles: Toad Lily
Tricyrtis 'Sinonome'

Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Tricyrtis (try-SER-tis) (Info)
Cultivar: Sinonome

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24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

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)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Partial to Full Shade

All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Bloom Time:
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid Fall


Other details:
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings
This plant is resistant to deer

Soil pH requirements:
5.1 to 5.5 (strongly acidic)
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Neutral kbaumle On Jul 24, 2006, kbaumle from Northwest, OH (Zone 5b) wrote:

Of three healthy plants planted last fall, only one survived the winter. It is doing well.

Positive DiOhio On Nov 4, 2004, DiOhio from Corning, OH (Zone 6a) wrote:

These plants are the highlight of my woodland garden this fall. They are still blooming for well over a month now.


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

Valley Head, Alabama
Gonzales, Louisiana
Fallston, Maryland
Dearborn Heights, Michigan
Sand Lake, Michigan
Collins, Mississippi
Northville, New York
Burlington, North Carolina
Cary, North Carolina
Raleigh, North Carolina
Columbus, Ohio
Glouster, Ohio
Haviland, Ohio
Lansdowne, Pennsylvania
Houston, Texas
Kilgore, Texas
Mc Kinney, Texas
Leesburg, Virginia
Lexington, Virginia
Bremerton, Washington
Kalama, Washington

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