TRICYRTIS formosana

Commonly known as Snake lily, Toad lily

(stolonifera) - brown-purple spots on pinkish orchid-like flowers
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TRICYRTIS formosana

 
Available Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
individually £11.50 each , 3+ £9.00 each 
Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2022
plant size comparison icon 1.5 to 2 Litre

 

  • Deciduous
  • Shades of pink All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
    With brown purple spots
  • Height
    80cm (32in)
  • Spread
    45cm (18in)
  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial
    Rhizomatous perennial, spreading by stolons, with erect, somewhat zig-zagging, softly hairy stems and inversely lance-shaped to ovate, veined, glossy, dark green leaves to 12cm (4¾in) long. Produces branched, terminal cymes of upward-facing flowers.
  • Herbaceous Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • Hardy - very cold winter Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full shade
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases - slugs and snails on new growth
  • Place of origin
    Taiwan
  • Flower Shape
    Star-shaped - 2.5-3cm (1-1¼in) across
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich
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80cm (32in)
bulb/corm - guide for size not form Watering Can
  45cm (18in)
 

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