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Trillium ovatum ( Trinity Flower )

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Trillium ovatum
( Trinity Flower )

Clump-forming Western native perennial, similar to Trillium grandiflorum, but with narrower leaves. Red-green stems are stalkless, dark green leaves appearing in triads. Flowers are musk-scented, and pure white fading to pink, and are composed of three opposing petals. Establish rhizomes in shady location where soil is rich and moist.
Important Info : Can be affected by pests and diseases.

How to Grow this Plant:

Size:Height: 0 ft. to 1.67 ft.
Width: 0 ft. to 0.67 ft.  
Plant Category:perennials,  
Plant Characteristics:low maintenance,  
Foliage Characteristics:medium leaves,  
Foliage Color:dark green,  
Flower Characteristics:fragrant, unusual,  
Flower Color:pinks, whites,  
Tolerances:deer, slope,  
Flowering Time Range:Mid Spring to Late Spring  
USDA Hardiness Zone:5 to 8  
AHS Heat Zone:Not defined for this plant  
Light Range:Deep Shade to Part Shade  
pH Range:4 to 7.5  
Soil Range:Sandy Loam to Some Clay  
Water Range:Moist to Moist  

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