Trillium grandiflorum

White Trillium (White Wakerobin)

Categories: Wildflower

Trillium can naturalize to create a patch of unique groundcover in wooded locations.  It is long-lived but slow to mature—it can be several years between the time seed is germinated and the first flower blooms.


More About Trillium grandiflorum

  • large white blossoms in early spring
  • traditional woodlander
  • Trillium grandiflorum thrives in rich woodland soils and the seeds are spread by myrmecochory, meaning ants disperse the seeds

This low growing shade loving perennial is a welcome sight in the spring. Early blooming single flower with 3 clear white petals held above 3 large leaf-like bracts on a single stem are perfect for moist areas.

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Height:

12-18 in

Spread:

8-16 in

Hardiness Zone:

3-7

Trillium grandiflorum Characteristics

Attributes

  • Mass Plant
  • Small / Miniature
  • Specimen
  • Native to Northeast
  • Ground Cover

Critter Resistance

  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Deer Resistant

Exposure

  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Part Sun/Part Shade
  • Shade Tolerant

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Slow

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Early Spring

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Early Spring

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Average
  • Moist

Flower Color

  • White
  • Appleblossom Pink

Habit

  • Spreading