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Trillium albidum
Common Name: Sweet Trillium Family: Trilliaceae (The Trillium Family)

Trillium albidum
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Sweet Trillium has large sessile white flowers that are mildly fragrant. The leaves are green and can be mottled with brownish or dark green spots. This species is rarely available and makes an elegant addition to the shade garden, especially planted in drifts. Remember that trilliums can take a year off underground in the year after planting. Photo courtesy: Eric in SF from Wikipedia.


Geogrpahical Origin:
North America
Native Habitat:
Forests, woodlands, scrub, and chaparral habitat.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height8-12'  Bloom TimeSpring 
Spread8-12'  FragranceYes 
Light ExposureShade Part Shade  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureMoist Average Drought Tolerant  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone4-8  BerriesYes 
BC NativeYes    

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