TOAD LILY is in fact a true beauty. In fact, it's one of our favorite fall-blooming perennials!
This deciduous perennial keeps shady gardens from getting dull at the end of the summer season making it a perfect addition to the fall garden. Taipei Silk is an easy-care perennial that features intricate, orchid-like flowers with a dark purple base marked with lighter purple, white, and tiny red freckles! Blooms from late summer to mid-fall. And best of all, flowers appear continuously instead of in waves, so plants will always have at least a few blooms at any given time in fall. Pair alongside other shade-loving foliage plants, like hostas, heucheras, ferns or annuals, like impatiens and coleus. Also works well in shady borders or by itself in a more natural setting where it can seen up close. Grows best in moist but well-drained, rich soil in deep to partial shade. So, don’t be fooled by the name, this exotic beauty will delight you for years to come.