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3 Tricyrtis of OUR choice for 15.00

3 Tricyrtis of OUR choice for £15.00



(Convallariaceae/Liliaceae). Toad Lily. Genus of about 16 species of late summer and autumn flowering upright rhizomatous and stoloniferous, herbaceous perennials. Occur in moist woodland and on mountains and cliffs from the E. Himalayas to the Philippines. Erect, upright, arching, usually hairy stems, pointed ovate leaves in two ranks, cordate at base. Stem clasping leaves are often glossy, sometimes spotted darker green with prominent veins. Star shaped flowers are borne in axils of uppermost series of leaves, face upwards, frequently spotted darker purple. They each have 6 tepals the outer 3 with basal bulges, singly or in clusters. Long flowering season and good for picking. Good for woodland garden, a shady border or a peat bank. Shade or part shade in humus rich, leafy moist soil. Some will tolerate sun

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