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Trillium luteum
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Trillium luteum

Trillium

Wood Lily

A sure sign that spring has settled in, these demure treasures are at home in cool woodland settings. Soon after their enchanting flowers fade, the handsome foliage disappears as well. Trilliums are long-lived, prefer humus-rich soil with ample moisture, and make admirable companions for Asarum, Toad Lilies, and ferns.

Trillium luteum partial shade  shade lover

The broad foliage of this species is marbled with light green and yellow, echoing the colors of the showy flower. Ours is planted under a Myrica californica with Helleborus x hybridus and Asarum caudatum.

Blooms April–early June.

Size: 12" high x 12" wide; hardy to zone 5.

Trillium luteum (P-0559)
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