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Trillium Grandiflorum

Botanical Name:

Trillium grandiflorum

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Full Shade - Partial Shade - Partial Sun
~
0-3 hours of direct sun per day
Soil
Moist, humus-rich, sandy loam.
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Perennials, Herb/Forb, Herbaceous Perennial, Native Plant, Perennial, Poisonous, Wildflower, Herb

Lifespan

Perennial

Plant Height

1-3 ft.

Flower

2-4 in. flower on an erect or slightly leaning stalk; three broad petals overlap at the base, forming a tube; petals are white to pink in color. In North Carolina, flowers are available from April to May.

Fruit

6-parted berry-like capsules with seeds dispersed by ants. In North Carolina, fruits are available from July to August., Red

Benefits
Attracts

Bees

Moths

Pollinators

Small Mammals

Warning

POISONOUS PARTS: Berries and roots. Only low toxicity if eaten. Toxic Principle: Toxicity unknown, but caution because of its relationship with known toxic plants.

Taxonomy

Order

Liliales

Family

Trillium - Wake Robins

Genus

Trillium

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