|Little Snow Trillium|
|American Wood Lily|
|Sun Requirements:||Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
|Maximum recommended zone:||Zone 8b
|Plant Height:||4 - 8 inches|
|Plant Spread:||4 - 8 inches|
|Leaves:||Unusual foliage color
Other: The above ground parts of Trilliums are scapes with three large, leaf-like bracts with the true leaves reduced to underground papery coverings around the rhizomes.
|Flower Time:||Late winter or early spring
|Propagation: Seeds:||Stratify seeds: Seeds need alternating periods of warm and cold stratification to germinate
Sow in situ
Seeds are hydrophilic
Other info: Plants can be grown from seed, but it can take up to two years for fresh seed to germinate and another five to seven years for plants to bloom.
|Propagation: Other methods:||Division
Other: Trilliums are not bulbs and donít like drying out. They lose all living roots and will become limp and have little chance of surviving beyond the first season if bare rooted for any time.
|Posted by Marilyn (Northern KY - Zone 6a) on May 25, 2013 4:36 AM
"Trillium nivale, the snow trillium or dwarf white trillium, is a member of the Trilliaceae family. It is native to parts of the east and midwest United States, and is one of the earliest flowers to bloom. Along the Ohio River valley, flowers may be seen in early March. At its northern limit in Minnesota, it blooms in early April. Far beyond its native range, at Edmonton, Alberta, it blooms in late April.
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