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Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.
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Trillium Plants- An Exotic Perennial Species
The Purple Trillium is a perennial, one of the most common eastern Trilliums. It is often seen growing wild in the East and northeastern areas of North America. This delicate plant is frequently described as an ephemeral spring flower, developing the stems, leaves, and flowers in late April and May. They are fast to bloom and produce seed and top by reddish-purple flowers about 2.5 inches wide with three green sepals that slowly acquire a purple lining. The diamond-shaped backward-curved petals hover on a short stalk one to four inches above three broad leaves up to seven inches long.
The plant itself grows anywhere from 12 to 18 inches and blooms in spring. The Purple Trillium, also known as red trillium, wake-robin, and stinking Benjamin, prefers moist, well-drained fertile soil with a neutral to acidic pH and benefits from a yearly application of organic matter. It does well in either half sun/half shade or full shade. The best planting times are late summer when the plant is dormant or early fall. As the petals wither, they leave behind a berry-like fruit, and the strong smell of the Purple Trillium attracts pollinators, usually green flies. It does not produce nectar, so bees are not drawn to it. Herbalists also used the plant in early medicinal treatment for gangrene and tumors and Native Americans for childbirth.
Toad Shade trillium
Toadshade Trillium is a beautiful plant that can be a great addition to a garden or a home's landscaping. The plant consists of three leaves, which almost have the shade and coloring of an ivy plant, as they are green, with patches of white across the leaves, which form a trio of leaves, with a flower in the middle. The flower is a dark purple to maroon color and opens up with three sheets of its own, with yellow and purple in the center of the flower.
Toadshade Trillium can grow in large areas, where you will have what looks to be a garden of ivy, with an array of flowers popping three to four inches up above the canopy. The flowers on the plants arrive in the early springtime and continue through early summer ( from about April, until about June). As Toadshade Trillium is an early season flower, and you can usually expect the flowers to die off by the time the summer is starting to heat up. These plants prefer a very moist environment and can naturally be located in areas that are moist and receive a lot of rain. The flowers of the plant are also known to have a foul smell, which is the way that the plants attract their pollinators.
Red Trillium produces beautiful red flowers, but they should not be picked. Red Trilliums can be found in nature in areas that are dense and moist. Trillium Plants are often found in forests or woodlands.
When you're planting a Red Trillium, the location or pot should be similar to its natural environment. The soil should be well-draining soil. It's okay if the soil is slightly acidic. However, it's best if it's neutral. These plants do best in partial or low sunlight, which makes them ideal indoor plants.
Red Trilliums growing seasons are USDA zones 4 to 9. The seeds of these plants can take as little as one month to germinate, but it's not uncommon to take three months. Usually, their height is more than a foot, and most don't reach that height. You can see these flowers bloom in April, May, or June. Bloom colors can be pink, red, or a deep dark red. Some parts of this plant are edible, but it's essential to know precisely which sections.
Beige Trillium, a must have for any garden
This flower is so unique that the Canadian Providence of Ontario considers the plant their official flower and depicts on their flag.
Beige Trillium is a perennial plant that usually blooms in April through June. The plant grows best in moist, well-drained soil and prefers partial or full shade. The Trillium Plants flower itself is made up of three lightly beige colored petals. Only growing to be about 12 to 24 inches, it is easy to build and maintain. The Beige Trillium is a beautiful flower that is perfect for gardens or natural areas. It is an excellent plant to grow, especially if the desire is to draw butterflies. Overall the flower is both beautiful as it is easy to grow. A must have for any garden or for any natural area for that matter.
Many years ago, the herb used for medicinal purposes. It says that the bulb was used as a uterine stimulant to help with conception and that an astringent tonic derived from the Beige Trillium's root was useful in controlling bleeding and intestinal distress.
Great White Trillium may be the fairest of them all
The Great White Trillium which is also known as the white wake-robin, the snow trillium, the trinity flower, or the large-flowered trillium. It is straightforward to identify by its waxy white flower with three silky white petals filled with a brilliant yellow color. Blooming on top of a single stalk that holds three dark ivy colored leaves. This plant is native to eastern, southeastern, and Midwestern states. Therefore, Trillium Plants are most satisfied in these particular areas. The trillium grows best in dense compost and thick, hardy soils that behold plenty nutrients.
The trillium lily will grow best between April and June, depending on the weather the plant could potentially grow up until September with no problems. A fully matured, well nurtured plant will grow anywhere from 9-12 inches.The Great Trillium lilies are the perfect flower for beginner planters/Gardner. Not only are these flowers beautiful, but they also need very little care. With some water, partial shade and a bit of sun, these lovely flowers will be blooming in no time at all.
The pink trillium wild forest flower is beautiful; three pedaled perennial herb resembling a lilly missing half its pedals. Although its colors can be various, the pink trilliums range between different tones from soft, solid blush to bright almost neon pink. This favorite flower ranges from very tine to large and full of petals. It loves shade or partial shade and is native to places with woodlands. The flowers bloom in spring during May and June usually. The plant as a whole grows up to 18 inches, if not taller. As with most bushes and flowers, the more care and trim it gets, the more it will bush out. The bulb can get up to about 2-3 inches with very prominent stamens in the center. Just like the flower, the top foliage that the bloom sits on has three leaves about 6 inches in size. The flowers start as white, but with time and age grow pink and fabulous.
The beige trillium is a perennial flower native to the regions of North America and Asia. In color its petals are an off-white/cream combination, creating the beige as it's known. This plant is found in marshes and in woody, damp areas where the moist soil helps it bloom, growing as high as 18 inches. Its development is active during the spring months, between March and early June. Both the state of Ohio and the Canadian province of Ontario use it as its official flower. Hardy zones 4-8. It is used for decades for medicinal purposes.
Trillium Undulate- Painted Trillium
Trillium undulate commonly referred to as painted lady or painted trillium. Trillium plant's name comes from the plant has three leaves and three petals that have what looks like a painted stripe on them. This perennial wildflower grows 8 to 24 inches tall. The flower size is about 2 inches across. The plant starts to flower at about the age of 4. The petals are white with a dark pink or purple V shape stripe at the base. It blooms from April to June. The fall brings a bright red fruit to the plant. It prefers to grow in the shaded woodland. It likes moist, acidic soil. It does not like the heat, and they do best when planted in full shade. It grows best in zones 3-7. When plants established, they can be divided after the blooming period. The plant is considered the most attractive species in its genus class.