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Trillium nivale

Dwarf white wood lily

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Features

  • BloomsMarch
  • Height0.1m to 0.2m
  • Spread0.1m to 0.2m
  • Growth HabitBranched clump
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Leaf ColourDeep green

Description

Trillium nivale (Dwarf white wood lily). This is a compact, clump-forming perennial with ovate, dark, blue green leaves. The white flowers are borne in early spring.

Characteristics

Perennial, Deciduous, Herbaceous

Other common names

Snow trillium, Wood lily

Origin

S.E. U.S.A

Interest and use

Best grown in an alpine house or cold frame.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilFertile, Humus-rich
  • Soil pH9.0 to 7.0
  • 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 from seeds in the autumn or by division in the summer.

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