Tricyrtis Hirta Variegata

 

Tricyrtis Hirta Variegata, Toad Lily. An erect perennial with hairy pale green variegated leaves. Funnel-shaped, purple-spotted, white coloured flowers from late summer to mid-autumn. Max Height 80cm. Max Spread 60cm. Lends itself well to border plantings. Flowers August to October.

 

 

Plant in moist fertile well drained soil in a sheltered site. Shaded site, Hardy.

 

General Herbaceous & Perennial Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding some planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.