Trillium, Wake robin
Bulbs and bulblike plants, Perennials
Blooms in early spring; needs some winter chill. Each stem is topped with a whorl of three leaves; a single three-petaled flower appears in the center of the whorl (sometimes on a stalk, sometimes virtually stalkless). Plant in shady, woodsy site. Left undisturbed, plants will gradually increase by rhizomes. Dies to ground in mid- to late summer.Trillium grandiflorum
Native to the eastern United States. Grows to 1 1/2 ft. tall, 1 ft. wide, with stout stems and 2 1/2- to 6-in.-long leaves. Nearly stalkless flowers are nodding, to 3 in. across, white aging to rose. There are several choice double-flowered forms.
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