Red Trillium

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plant color
plant ships
Year Round
plant season
plant zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7
plant exposure
Partial Sun and Shade
plant category
Perennials, Natives


Red Trillium 

Red Trillium is the prettiest flower ever when in bloom. Can grow at least you to 12 to four inches tall and blooms best in April to June. It prefers to have full to partial shade and loves moist to well-drained soils. It brings much beauty and color to your flower beds or natural areas. The flowering perennial has a disagreeable smell, but it does make up for that because of how pretty it is, and it also is pollinated by flies. It has three of it is leaves that are bent backward and a beautiful plant for naturalizing. When it blooms, it gives off a great red to dark burgundy color. Leaves are bright green, and both the leaves and petals have a triangular shape that has the widest part close to the middle of the flowers.

Red Trillium has many different names, and some are Stinking Benjamin, Wake Robin, Purple Trillium, and Beth Root.

Top Tips for Planting the Red Trillium Bulb

Red Trillium is an exciting and attractive plant that produces a single bloom on stems that are between 12 and 18 inches tall. Read on for information on how to plant your Red Trillium bulbs. Your soil should be moist, but well drained. These perennials best thrives in soil that is rich in organic matter. Choose a spot for planting your bulbs that is in partial shade. Dig down, two to four inches before inserting your bulb into the hole. Space the bulbs about 12 inches apart. Follow the above instructions and watch your it grow.

Red Trillium Ship As - Bulbs


Climate Zone: 3 to 7


Mature Height:12 to 24 inches


Mature Width: Sunlight: Partial Sun - Shade


Soil Condition: moist to well drained


Botanical Name: Trillium erectum


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