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Trillium Genus

Trinity flower

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General Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -23°C)
  • SoilFertile, Humus-rich
  • Soil pH5.0 to 6.0
  • WaterMoist

Description

Trillium genus (Trinity flower). There are about 30 species of deciduous perennials. They produce upright or nodding, solitary funnel-shaped flowers with 3 simple petals. The leaves are deciduous and produced in whorls which remain green until the autumn.

Characteristics

Perennials, Deciduous, Herbaceous

Origin

N.America, Asia

Interest and use

Excellent for woodland gardens.

Cultivation

They are fully to frost hardy, and will prefer a moist, fertile, preferably neutral to acidic soil with ample water and shade.

Propagation

Propagation is by division after the foliage has died down in the summer or by seeds in the autumn.

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