Common Name: Red Trillium, Purple Trillium, Stinking Benjamin
Needs ample sun in early spring and open shade in summer, medium moisture level, humus rich soil, moderately acid pH. 6-18 inches height, blooms in spring, maroon and possibly white or pink flowers.
Germination Code: F
Native Region: Blue Ridge and Ridge and Valley provinces
The solitary nodding flower has an unpleasant odor. Birds and mammals eat the berries.