How to grow Tricyrtis hirta

Tricyrtis hirta growing herbaceous geophyte of the genus Tricyrtis also known as Toad lily, Tricyrtis hirta perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant, can grow in temperate, subtropics or mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 5-9.

Leaves color green sometime with light and dark green arrange on the stems like part of it in ovate shape.

Tricyrtis hirta flower

Flower color white with purple dots and spots, white and blue, there is six petals and 3 small inner petals.

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Requirements for Tricyrtis hirta growing and care:

Moist, cool weather

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
No, but easier

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring, summer or autumn

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
For design

Size of the plant?
40-90 cm, 16-28 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower
2-4 cm flowers, the color white with purple dots or white and blue, there is six petals and 3 small inner petals.

Scientific name:

Tricyrtis hirta

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