Trillium spp.

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Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
8A 8B 9A 

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Trillium, Wakerobin


Also known as Trillium underwoodii, Trillium decipiens, Trillium lancifolium, Trillium maculatum

Plant Specifics

Size:.5-1.5 ft tall by .5-.8 ft wide
Life Span:Long-lived perennial
Flower Color:Red,green,brown
Phenology:Winter dormant
Habitats:Mesic sites. Slope forests and bluffs.


Recommended Uses:Late winter/early spring ephemeral wildflower. Retain and treasure if they occur on your site. Plant as a groundcover in a shady spot--but do not transplant from any place in the wild unless it is threatened by destruction.
Light: Part Shade,  Shade
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
Moisture Tolerance: Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- to ----- Not wet but not extremely dry
Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.
Salt Spray Tolerance:Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray
Soil/Substrate:Loam, Sand


Flies and ants.