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Trillium erectum

Also called Wake-robin, Stinking Benjamin


More About Trillium erectum

  • Native to woodlands throughout North America
  • Outward-facing, deep red, three-petaled flowers
  • Stalkless , broadly ovate, mid-green leaves
  • Bloom Time: Late April to May

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario

Zone:

4

Height:

15-30 cm

Spread:

10-15 cm

Colour:

Red
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Red Trillium Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in a moist, well-drained, humus-rich, acidic to neutral soil, in partial to full shade. Trillium will go dormant shortly after flowering, usually early summer.


Trillium erectum Characteristics

Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Native to Ontario
Native to Ontario
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow

Attributes

Juglan Tolerant

Flowering Time

Spring

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Border/edging
Naturalizing
Woodland/woods edge