Trillium luteum, Yellow Trillium, Native Bare Root Perennial


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Trillium luteum, Yellow Trillium, Native Bare Root Perennial

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Trillium luteum, Yellow Trillium, Native Bare Root Perennial

Attractive Flowers:
Average to moist soil:
Average well-drained soil:
Average Wildlife Value:
Beneficial Insects:
Erosion Control:
FACU – Usually occur in non-wetlands, but may occur in wetlands:
Herbaceous plant:
Loamy Soil – mostly silt, sand, some clay:
Moist Soil:
Native To Mountain Regions:
Organic soil – high level of decayed leaves, bark:
Part-Full Shade (less than 4 hours):
Part Sun-Part Shade :
Threatened / Endangered:
Woodland flower:

Native Range: Southeastern United States
Zone: 4 to 8
Height: 1.00 to 1.50 feet
Spread: 1.00 to 1.50 feet
Bloom Time: April to May
Bloom Description: Yellow
Sun: Part shade to full shade
Water: Medium
Maintenance: Medium

  • Showy
  • Fragrant

Leaf: Colorful

Easily grown in rich, humusy, medium moisture, well-drained soil in part shade to full shade. Needs regular watering. Trillium luteum, sometimes commonly called yellow trillium, grows up to 15″ high. An unbranched, naked stem is topped by three, evenly-spaced, sessile, lanceolate to rounded, dark green, hosta-like leaves (4″ long) that are often mottled. The flower (2″ high) features three erect, yellow petals and three narrow, greenish sepals and appears stalkless atop the center of the three-leaf whorl. Flowers may have a faint lemon scent. A clump-forming plant with stems arising from thick, underground rhizomes which will spread slowly if left undisturbed. Foliage will usually die to the ground by mid-summer. A classic spring-blooming, woodland wildflower. Excellent when massed in a shaded woodland garden, naturalized area, or wildflower garden. Mixes well with other spring wildflowers and ferns.