Southern Red Trillium

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$10.99
Bloom Color
Red,
Bloom Season
Spring, Summer,
Bloom Season
Spring, Summer,
Zone
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Height At Maturity
Under 3 Feet
Ships
Year Round
Exposure
Full Sun, Sun & Shade, Full Shade,
Exposure
Full Sun, Sun & Shade, Full Shade,
Exposure
Full Sun, Sun & Shade, Full Shade,
Usage
Flower Gardens & Beds, Flowering, Fragrant Plants,
Usage
Flower Gardens & Beds, Flowering, Fragrant Plants,
Usage
Flower Gardens & Beds, Flowering, Fragrant Plants,

Reviews (5)

  • 5
    Rich color

    Posted by Fida on 6th Apr 2017

    It is rich in color and does well

  • 5
    Dark burgundy

    Posted by Unknown on 6th Apr 2017

    The color of dark burgundy looks amazing, it really stands out

  • 5
    Grows fast

    Posted by Unknown on 6th Apr 2017

    Growing fast

  • 5
    Happy Customer

    Posted by Justin on 6th Apr 2017

    Overall pleasant experience

  • 5
    Healthy and growing

    Posted by Reba on 4th Apr 2017

    It had lots of roots that were still wet and moist, it is growing nicely

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Shipping

Shipping Information

We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.

Shipping Dates
Ships Year Round

Description

Southern Red Trillium - Trillium Sulcatum

The wildflower known as the southern red trillium is aptly named, as its brilliant red recurved trio of petals are a feast for the eyes contrasted with the average of three broad, green leaves behind it. Additionally, it is most definitely southern, originating in the Appalachian Mountains from around West Virginia all the way to Alabama. Growing to be about 20 to 30 inches tall, these plants grow best in shady or partially shady environments, blooming reasonably quickly in spring while typically going dormant in summer, leaving behind bright red berries. Growing them from seeds, however, can take several years before results are seen.

Southern Red Trillium flowers require moist, pH neutral to slightly acidic soil conditions to grow correctly, being found primarily near streams and other water sources in the wild.

Despite this, they are remarkably adaptable and can deal with almost any soil type at least somewhat well, as well as variations in soil pH that make it more basic or acidic. The leaves of the southern red trillium are edible, with the typical cooking procedure being to boil and eat them as you would other types of greens. Raw leaves are also safe to consume, though they should always be washed before ingesting. When used in landscaping, they are often planted on the eastern or north-facing slopes to grow in clumps.

Southern 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.

Southern Red Trillium

 

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