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Trillium Erectum (Birthroot Bulbs)

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Trillium erectum (birthroot bulbs)

Trillium Erectum (Birthroot Bulbs)


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Position: deep or partial shade
Soil: humus-rich, moist, well-drained soil
Rate of growth: average
Flowering period: April
Hardiness: fully hardy
The flowers on this variety can be variable, and can appear in shades of white, yellow or purple. They are however usually a deep beetroot-red. The other distinguishing feature of this variety is its plain green leaves, so choose this one if you are not a fan of leaf variegation. It is a native of east and north-eastern areas of North America and is very hardy.Garden care:Plant rhizomes 5cm deep and 5cm apart in autumn. Once planted they are best left undisturbed so they can build up their numbers. Mulch in the autumn with a generous layer of leafmould.

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