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Amethystina Japanese Toad Lily

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Plant Information
Common Name Amethystina Japanese Toad Lily
Botanical Name Tricyrtis formosana 'Amethystina'
Plant Type Perennial
Mature Height 18 to 2 ft
Mature Width 18 to 2 ft
Growth Habit Upright
Bloom Color White-red
Bloom Interest Showy
Bloom Period August to September
Seasonal Interest Fall
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Type Simple
Fall Color Yellow
Attracts Butterflies No
Attracts Birds No
Sun Exposure Partial Sun, Shade
USDA Hardiness Zone 5 to 8
Zoned for KC Region Yes
Water Preference Wet,Moist,Well-drained
Maintenance Level Low
Cost Moderate
Watering Notes Toad Lily grows best in moist shade. Water weekly when soil is drying due to drought or root competion.
Fertilize Notes Add compost or humus to enrich soil yearly.
Prune Notes Cut back by half in late spring to make sturdier and fuller plants for the fall bloom.