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Trillium sessile
Common Name: Toadshade Trillium Family: Trilliaceae (The Trillium Family)

Trillium sessile
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Red tulip-shaped blooms (with petals more elongated than T. recurvatum) with mottled green foliage. If you have a woodland garden you should have trilliums! Native to the Eastern US.

Geogrpahical Origin:
North America
Native Habitat:
Rich woodlands, limestone districts, calcareous soils, floodplains, riverbanks, clayey alluvium, less fertile soils, high, dry limestone woods, persists under light pasturing, 100-300m.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourRed 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height8-12'  Bloom TimeSpring 
Spread4-8'  FragranceYes 
Light ExposureShade Part Shade  Foliage ColourVariegated - Cream/White Burgundy/Red/Purple 
Soil MoistureMoist Average  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone4-8  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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