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Large Flowered Trillium

Botanical Name
Trillium grandiflorum
Min Zone
3
Max Zone
8
Height
12 to 18 inches
Width
9 to 12 inches
Flowers
Spring: 3 white reflexed petals become pink tinged with age
Fruit
Berry-like capsules
Light
Part to full shade
Soil
Moist, well-drained, organically rich
Planting & Care
  • An early fall planting is best to allow for the roots to establish, thus giving it a stronger start in spring
  • Does not propagate well from seed
  • Will gradually spread in optimal conditions by rhizomes if left undisturbed
  • Benefits from a layer of shredded leaves in fall
  • Foliage dies back by late summer, earlier with dry soils
  • Seeds are spread by ants
Varieties

Flore Pleno - double flowering variety

Trillium grandiflorum var. roseum - pink flowers

T. grandiflorum var. pumilum - dwarf variety, 8-12", white flowers

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