Pink Trillium - Blooming Age Plants
- Pink Trillium Trillium Hardy Planting Zones - 4-9 Sun or Shade - Part sun, shade Mature Height - Under 6" to over 3' Mature Width - 4-12" Bloom Season - Spring Gardener Status - Beginner
Pink Trillium – Trillium grandiflorum.
Pink Trillium – Trillium grandiflorum. The Pink Trillium can be identified by its light pink, a three-petaled flower that has wavy edges and is surrounded by bright green leaves. It blossoms in early spring and lasts through the summer. The Pink Trillium is common in woodland regions throughout Canada and the United States. Its bright pink appearance is popular for gardeners and can cultivate in neutral, moist soil. Although the flowers fall in the summer, the bright green leaves make the Pink Trillium a perfect background for other plants and flowers throughout the fall and winter months.
The flower size can range from between 2 and 4 inches across. The flowering time for this perennial is early in the spring to mid-summer. The flowers always start out as light pink and then will turn a darker color with age. The pink trillium has a lovely color that is like no other. The color is a soft pink, resembling that of a newborn baby.
This plant has white blooms. It blooms from April to June.this plant is excellent for naturalizing. Trillium Grandiflorum, Pink Trillium has no insect problems except for snails and slugs. This plant is commonly called wood lily.
Pink Trillium comes from a family that is home to over 30 different kinds of trillium. Each one looks the same except for one crucial factor being the color of its bloom. This plant has a fragrant bloom which is light pink with a white or red center and attracts many birds, bees or hummingbirds. The flower is made up of 3 sepals, and each one has 3-6 petals. Deer love this plant in the fall months before the blooms fall off. It is a hardy and nutritious plant to many animals. There are many different kinds of trilliums, pink trillium, painted trillium, red trillium and blue trillium to name a few.