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Trillium rivale

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Features

  • BloomsMarch
  • Height0.1m to 0.15m
  • Spread0.1m to 0.2m
  • Growth HabitIrregular tuft
  • Flower ColourWhitish pink
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

Trillium rivale. This species produces oval leaves and cup-shaped flowers with long stems, which are borne in early spring, with white or pinkish flowers and heart-shaped, dark-spotted petals.

Characteristics

Perennial, Deciduous, Herbaceous

Origin

W. Canada

Interest and use

Rock garden, alpine house or cold frame.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilFertile, 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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