Japanese toad-lily

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    Japanese toad-lily @ Hakone
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    Japanese toad-lily @ Hakone

Basic information

Flower Name
Japanese toad-lily
Formal Name
Tricyrtis hirta
Alias
Habitat
Japan
Morph
cold-resistant perennial plant

Comment

white Japanese toad-lily (scientific name: Tricyrtis hirta) is an endemic species of Japan and is a cold-resistant perennial of the genus Lilydee. From summer to winter, in a shade place, flowers with purplish red spots will bloom. Short bristles are growing on the stem. The leaves are green and oblong and the tip is sharp. The flower name is due to the fact that the flower pattern resembles a spot on the chest of a bird named Dogushi (Hototogisu). Also, because young leaves contain spots like oil stains, it is also called oil spot grass. English name, Japanese toad - lily, and toad - lily are derived from the lily family and the spot of flowers resembles a toad 's spot. It is planted in a Japanese style garden, home garden, potted plant, flower bed, "Tricyrtis" (triquiltis) of the genus name is "three distances", species name "hirta" is covered with coarse hair It is meaningful. A flower language is "secret intention". The flower color is white, there are ' Japanese white toad-lily (scientific name: Tricyrtis hirta f. albescens).

Generic name:Japanese toad-lily, scientific name: Trihrtis hirta, aka : Hototogisu, Toad lily, Country of origin: Japan's endemic species, habitat distribution: South Kanto to Shikoku, Kyushu, living environment: shade of mountain, living type: perennial, plant height: 30 ~ 100 cm, leaf color: young leaves have spots like oil stains on the green land, leaf order: alternate, leaf shape: ellipsoid, inflorescence diameter: spiked inflorescence / scattered inflorescence / double divergent inflorescence, flowering period: August to December, Flower shape: funnel shape / cup shape (joint venture), facing upward, number of petals: 6, flower color: red purple, flower diameter: 3 to 4 cm.

Detailed information

Order
Liliales
Family
Liliaceae
Genus
Tricyrtis
Species
T. hirta
Flower language
Will potential (Oct 09)
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Double Cymes
Petal shape
Infundibular
Leaf type
Elliptic
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Plain/fleetMarshLow mountainGarden
Color
Red, Violet, White
Season
AugSepOctNovDec
Height
30 ~ 100 [cm]
Diameter
3 ~ 4

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