Flowers: April-June  Plant in part shade.  HxS 30x20cm

Trillium sessile is often seen named as Trillium cuneatum  but is much harder to find.  The long 10cm/4in leaves are usually prominantly marbled early in spring, although this fades as the season progresses.  The sessile flowers are usually reddish-purple, but very occasionally green, and are held on long reddish stems.  Best grown in a humus rich, moist soil in part shade.  Organically grown in peat free compost.

Care & Maintenance.

Can be propagated by careful division during dormancy, or from seed.  Plants should be tidied after dormancy and benefit from a mulch in spring.  Trilliums may stay dormant for a season after planting.

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