LightPartial Shade, Full Shade
Bloom TimeMid to late spring (April-May)
Height8 - 12 inches
Soil RequirementMoist, well-drained, deeply organic soil is best.
We'll carefully pack and ship your order at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone.
- Botanical NameTrillium sessile
- FormPerennial (rhizome)
- Hardiness Zone4-8
- Flowering TimeMid to late spring (April-May)
- Light RequirementsPartial Shade, Full Shade
- Flower ColorMaroon to brownish purple to dark red.
- Flower FormThe flower (2" high) features three erect petals.
- Foliage TypeOvate, dark green leaves (up to 4" long) are mottled with purple or white. Each plant has 3 leaves.
- Growth RateSlow.
- Height/Habit8 - 12 inches
- Spread8 - 12 inches
- Planting InstructionsBest grown in a moist shady woodland garden setting. Plant so that the top of the root (sprout) is 1" below the soil line. Firm soil and water well.
- Soil RequirementsMoist, well-drained, deeply organic soil is best.
- Will TolerateAcidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
- PruningNone. Picking a trillium flower does not kill the plant but damage will result if the green leaves are taken as well. The leaves are needed to provide nutrients for the plants to survive.
Questions & Answers
Upon placing your order you will receive an email confirmation with the details of your order and a shipping estimate. You will also receive an email notification when your order actually ships with an updated arrival estimate. If you have ordered multiple items, you may receive them in more than one shipment. We will send you a separate email confirming each shipment.
At any time after you place your order you can check your order status on our website using your email or the account number found in your order confirmation email.
The type of product you order or the weather in our area or your area may affect the anticipated shipping schedule below.
Based on the contents of your order we always strive to ship your order complete, and as early as possible in the planting season to allow for the best root development once planted.
To promote optimum stress protection in transit and your success in the garden, bareroot perennials are kept in the ground in our nurseries until fully dormant. In the Fall these plants tend to arrive at the later end of the shipping window above.
In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to delivery your orders via the USPS or FedEx based on your hardiness zone.. Large orders may be shipped in more than one package.
Bulb and perennial shipments direct from Holland are harvested in July and August dependent on the season and crop. Once fully inspected and packaged they are shipped direct to you in the most efficient manner to follow the dates above.
Garden hardgoods and Gift Certificates ship with in 4-7 day.
We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedule.
Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.
FALL Shipping Schedule
Zones Shipping Dates 3AB - 10AB 9/19/22 - 12/9/22 Last Order Date 12/5/22
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Hedges and Shrubs
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