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Trillium undulatum

Painted trillium

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Features

  • BloomsMay
  • Height0.2m to 0.35m
  • Spread0.1m to 0.2m
  • Growth HabitBranched clump
  • Flower ColourWhitish pink
  • Leaf ColourDark greenish blue

Description

Trillium undulatum (Painted trillium). This is a clump-forming perennial with pale green stems and ovate, dark blue green tapered leaves. The upright pinky white flowers are borne in late spring.

Characteristics

Perennial, Deciduous, Herbaceous

Other common names

Painted wood lily, Wood lily

Origin

E. U.S.A

Interest and use

Under shrubs

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Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Well drained, Light, Medium
  • 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, You can propagation from seeds in the autumn or by division in the summer. They are poisonous.

Propagation

Propagation is from seeds in the autumn or by division in the summer.

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