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Toad Lily Samurai

No longer available this season.
Samurai Toad Lily brings jewel-tones blossom of purplish- blue with red spots. These unique orchid like flowers bloom from late summer to fall and there foliage is green with gold yellow tips. They thrive best if planted in partial or full shade. Samurai Toad Lily attracts butterflies to the garden. (Tricyrtis formosana)
key features
Botanical Name
Tricyrtis formosana
Growing Zones
Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8
Deer Resistant, Cut Flowers
Light Requirements
Half Sun / Half Shade, Full Shade
Mature Height
12-18" tall
Bloom Time
Late summer to mid fall


Samurai brings fantastic new color to this relatively new group of delicate lily-like flowers. They're called Toad Lily since many of them, like Samurai have spotted petals. More and more savvy perennial gardeners have learned that they make dependable color in the shade garden during late summer and fall when most other flowers are gone.