|American Wood Lily|
|Sun Requirements:||Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
|Maximum recommended zone:||Zone 9b
|Plant Height:||6 - 18 inches|
|Plant Spread:||6 - 12 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.
|Toxicity:||Leaves are poisonous
|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 don’t 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 4:10 AM
"Trillium erectum, also known as wake-robin, red trillium, purple trillium, Beth root, or stinking Benjamin, is a species of flowering plant native to the east and north-east of North America. It is a Spring ephemeral, an herbaceous perennial whose life-cycle is synchronised with that of the deciduous forests where it lives.
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