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Tricyrtis hirta (Toadlily, Matzukaze, Lightning Strike)

Type: Species | Edit History      Plant ID - 505579



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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Liliales
Family: Liliaceae
Genus: Tricyrtis
Species: Tricyrtis hirta
 
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Plant Types edit
  • Annual
Zones / Hardiness edit
  • 4a (to -25 F / -32 C)
  • 4b (to -20 F / -29 C)
  • 5a (to -15 F / -26 C)
  • 5b (to -10 F / -23 C)
  • 6a (to -5 F / -21 C)
  • 6b (to 0 F / -18 C)
  • 7a (to 5 F / -15 C)
  • 7b (to 10 F / -12 C)
  • 8a (to 15 F / -9 C)
  • 8b (to 20 F / -7 C)
Height (Maximum) edit
  • 1 1/2 to 2 feet (45 to 60 cm)
Spread (Maximum) edit
  • 6 to 12 inches (15 to 30 cm)
Flowering Start edit
  • September
Flowering End edit
  • October
Leaf Colour edit
  • Green - Light
Leaf Shape edit
  • Lanceolate
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Suitable For edit
  • Woodland Garden
Sun Exposure edit
  • Partial Shade
Soil Types edit
  • Moist
Soil pH edit
  • 6.0 - 6.4 (Slightly acidic)
Bloom Colour edit
  • Mixed
Wildlife Value edit
  • Butterflies (nectar source)
  • Moths
Propagation Techniques edit
  • Seed
  • Division
Skill Level edit
  • Beginner
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Sjoerd (182)
Netty (13558)
  Blaze312 (3)
Frank (2697)
Tammyd (1215)
zuzu's petals (2148)
ashcats03 (3)
Tooty2shoes (5)


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ashcats03 (3) wrote on Jun 18 2009
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These are stunning plants, I have added them to my garden for the first time this year and cannot wait until they bloom!

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Tooty2shoes (5) wrote on Jul 13 2011
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Write your opinion of this plant here...Wow, that is spectacular. I'll have to see if I can grow that in Wis.

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  Blaze312 (3) wrote on Oct 17 2011
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It grows really well in Michigan. I'm always excited to see the flowers in mid October.

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