Tricyrtus formosana, above, and Tricyrtus alba, below. Find them at the OGC plant sale!
Toad lilies look nothing like toads and are an excellent filler for a difficult shady area. They have the additional benefit of blooming when a lot of other flowers have given up for the season.
Cut these vigorous, rhizomatous plants back after flowering.
Photos: Deryck McCallum
Text: Lyn McCallum