American wake-robin

Trillium grandiflorum

American wake-robin - Trillium grandiflorum

Common Name: American wake-robin
Genus: Trillium
Species: grandiflorum

Category: Perennials
Growth Rate: Average
Awards: RHS Award of Garden Merit

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.40 m (40 cm)
Sun/Shade: Partial shade or Deep shadeSpread: 0.30 m (30 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Pink, White
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: April

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

This Trillium has been given the Award of Garden Merit by the Royal Horticultural Society for its top performance in the garden. The luminous white flowers that often fade to pink are perfect for brightening up a shady moist bed or woodland garden in mid to late spring.

Garden Care: Plant rhizomes 5cm deep and 5cm apart in autumn. Once planted they are best left undisturbed so they can build up their numbers. Mulch in the autumn with a generous layer of leafmould.

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