Japanese Toad Lily (Tricyrtis Hirta ‘Miyazaki’)

19 10 2010

This hardy perennial from Japan produces exotic, star-shaped blooms with purple markings. The hardy flowers resemble orchids and will grow in part or full shade. Learn more about this plant here. Photographed at Green Spring Gardens, Alexandria, Virginia

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20 10 2010
Kenneth Moore

That is a wonderful photo!! I just bought one of these from Ginkgo Gardens in DC to grow in my apartment. It has some buds–I hope my flowers look this beautiful!

25 10 2010
Patricia El-Kareh

The blurred bud in the back looks like a lion monkey’s head peaking from behind the Japanese Toad Lily. 😉

Image of a lion monkey: http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Europe/United_Kingdom/England/London/London/photo362243.htm.

Kenneth, I hope your buds become just as beautiful as these flowers.

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