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Trillium erectum

Family: Melanthiaceae

Common names: BIRTHROOT, STINKING BEJAMIN, TRINITY FLOWER, WAKE ROBIN, WOOD LILY

Native to: Eastern North America

Sentiment: modest beauty

Plant

Type: perennial

Form: erect

Max height: 1.75 feet

Max width: 1 foot

Flower

brown/black, red

Leaf

green

Horticulture

Exposure: part shade, shade

Propagates by: seed

flowers in spring

Soil type: loam

USDA Zones: zone 4 -30 f, zone 5 to -20 f, zone 6 to -10 f, zone 7 to 0 f, zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: -30 to +30 °F

Water: regular