Dark Beauty Formosa Toad Lily

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Plant Information

Taxonomic Name: Tricyrtis formosana cv. Dark Beauty
Common Name: Dark Beauty Formosa Toad Lily
Type: Herbaceous Perennial
Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Bloom Time: August to November
Height: 24-36 inches
Light Requirements: Morning shade with afternoon sun, Morning sun with afternoon shade, Closed shade
Soil Conditions: Average well-drained soil, Tolerates periodic moisture
Flower Color: Red, Purple, Yellow, White
Special Characteristics:
  • Late fall bloomer
  • Dark green foliage throughout the growing season
  • May need protection from early frost to bloom reliably the next year
  • Divide every 3-4 years in early spring
  • Will naturalize by creeping rhizomes
Potential Pests: Slugs, Snails