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Commonly known as Snake lily, Toad lily
Brown or black
Striped, Veined or Multicoloured
WhiteCreamy white with pink and red spots
Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennialClump-forming rhizomatous perennial with densely hairy stems and lance-shaped, hairy, pale green leaves to 15cm (6in) long, heart-shaped at the base. Produces erect, funnel-shaped flowers to 3cm (1¼in) long with spreading, then recurved sepals
Hardy - very cold winterHardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
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Additional FeaturesPests & DiseasesSlugs and snails on new growthPlace of originJapan
Soil ConditionsFertile moist well-drained soilHumus-rich.