Green Trillium (Trillium viride) in the Trilliums Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Plant Height: 20 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Spring ephemeral
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.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Green
Other: 3 green sepal widely spreading, 3 yellow-green to purple-green petals upright, each to 3" long.
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Rhizome
Bulb
Uses: Groundcover
Will Naturalize
Propagation: Seeds: 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
Bulbs
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.

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