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Trillium chloropetalum

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Features

  • BloomsMarch
  • Height0.25m to 0.5m
  • Spread0.25m to 0.3m
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourGreenish white
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

Trillium chloropetalum. This species will grow about 60cm tall, with either green-white, pink or maroon flowers, with 3 petals held upright.

Characteristics

Perennial, Deciduous, Fragrant

Origin

California

Interest and use

Excellent for woodland gardens.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Humus-rich
  • Soil pH5.0 to 6.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

They are fully to frost hardy, and will prefer a moist soil with ample water and shade, propagation is from seeds in the autumn or by division in the summer.

Propagation

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

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