Trillium sessile

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Common Name:  Sessile Toadshade, Wood Lily, Toad Trillium

Part to full shade, medium moisture level, humus-rich soil, slightly acid to neutral pH.  6-12 inches height, blooms in spring, maroon to brownish purple flowers, spreads very gradually if left undisturbed.

Germination Code: F

Native Region:  Middle Tennessee

Showy, fragrant flowers.  Needs regular watering.  Foliage will usually die to the ground by mid-summer, especially if allowed to dry out.