- Latin Name - Trillium Luteum Hardy Planting Zones- 4-9 Sun or Shade - Full to Partial Shade Mature Height - 12-16" Mature Width- 12" Bloom Season - Mid to Late Spring (April to June) Gardener Status- Beginner
Southern Red Trillium – Trillium Sulcatum
The red trillium root is usually found in damp wooded areas. This plant is part of the wildflower lily family, and it is considered an herb with three large leaves. The flower displays a dark reddish and sometimes brown color. The red trillium does not require full exposure to the sun, but it instead thrives under partial shade. The flowers stick out on top of lime green leaves. Its natural habitat is within rich forests that provide valuable moisture and shade. This wildflower is beautiful with the purple-maroon exterior, and it would be a perfect complementary addition to any garden.
The Southern Red Trillium is gorgeous and bright when they are in bloom. They have beautiful red flowers that are made up of only three red petals and then has smaller green petals behind. They have beautiful green leaves, and the blooms show up against them. They prefer to be planted in moist and well-drained soils. These plants are easy to grow and maintain.