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botanical name:
Trillium sessile
Trillium sessile © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Wake robin, Toadshade, Wood lily
family:  Liliaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.30m
width: 0.20m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: maroon
main season: Spring
aspect: part shade, shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 4 to 8
Red-maroon, 3-petalled, stalkless flowers appear in spring from the centre of the three lobes of the leaves, which are marbled with white, pale green and bronze. Very slowly forms an attractive clump.

Needs a damp woodland type situation with humus rich soil to thrive.

Woodland gardens.

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