Wake Robin Trillium
- Wake Robin Trillium-Trillium grandiflorum Hardy Planting Zones- 4-7 Sun or Shade – Full to Partial Shade Mature Height - 12-18" Mature Width- 12-15" Bloom Season – Spring (April-June) Gardener Status- Beginner
Wake Robin Trillium- Trillium Undalatum
Wake Robin Trillium has wonderful leaves that can often be seen used in salads or to flavor stews and soups. It can be used as a salve to relieve swelling of the joints which is often caused by arthritis. This plant has also been used to treat earaches and cramps. Wake Robin Trillium is an erect perennial plant. Wake Robin can be known for its blooms. They have three deep red petals and three light green leaves that make a unique bloom. The flower is known for its beauty. Wake Robin Trillium has dark green foliage that extends off of the main stem of the plant. This plant prefers to grow in rich woodland soils, but can adapt to other soils if kept moist and in the sunlight.The colors can vary when it comes to the wake robin trillium. They can be brown, brown-purple, brownish-yellow, brick-red, greenish-yellow, greenish, or even a mixture with green. This trillium will typically bloom in the months of April until June and it is capable of growing many seeded berries. The wake robin trillium normally grows well on wooded slopes and in moist, rich soil. They are great for shade gardens but can be more difficult to grow from seeds. The deep red petals of this plant make it a nice addition to any garden and it is a great plant for a beginner gardener. The leaves of this plant can be used in salads or in soups since they are edible and it also have medicinal properties as well. It can be used a s a salve to relieve swelling in joints caused by arthritis and it has even been known to treat earaches and cramps. Not only is this plant pretty and fairly hardy, it has many great and beneficial qualities as well. It is truly a very unique plant to add to your garden.