Bulbs and bulblike plants, Perennials
Bloom in early spring; need 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 a shady, woodsy site. Left undisturbed, plants will gradually increase by rhizomes. Dies to the ground in mid- to late summer. Specialists in native plants offer many species.Trillium grandiflorum
Native to the eastern United States. Grows to 1 1/2 ft. tall and 1 ft. wide, with stout stems and 2 1/2– 6-in.-long leaves. Nearly stalkless flowers are nodding, to 3 in. across, white aging to rose. There are several choice double-flowered forms.
Represented in nurseries by its superior selection ‘Dropmore Scarlet’, which climbs to 9&n...
Native to the eastern United States. Grows to 1 1/2 ft. tall and 1 ft. wide, with stout stems and 2 1/...
One of several hybrids between A. arborea (similar to A. canadensis but larger) and ...