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Toad Lily ‘Amethyst’ & ‘Creeping’
Botanical name: Amethyst - Tricyrtis lasiocarpa
Creeping -Tricyrtis stolonifera
Plant type: Rhizome
Size (HxW): Amethyst - 90cm x 50cm
Creeping - 80cm x 40cm
Depth and spacing: Plant at the same level as in the pot with roots spread below soil surface. Plant 40-50cm apart.
Watering: Keep moist while actively growing.
Frost tolerance: Protect from frosts.
Flowering time: Late summer to autumn.
Planting time: Winter till spring.
Soil: Well-drained, humus rich soil. Improve soil conditions by adding well-rotted compost.
Climate: Amethyst - Cool to Sub-Tropical
Creeping – Cool to Temperate
Aspect: Semi shade to full shade.
Fertilizer: Apply a well-balanced fertilizer during autumn and spring.
After flower care: Remove dead foliage prior to dormancy.
Comments: The flowers on these special plants are beautiful. Protect from snails!
Last Reviewed: 10/27/2004 2:47:49 PM
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