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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.

TRILLIUM grandiflorum

Commonly known as American wood lily, Wake robin

White flowers ageing to pink
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Any 3+ £11.00 each

plant size comparison icon P9/0.5 Litre - Early in the year, typically January til end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch


  • Deciduous - almost stalkless, oval to rounded, dark-green leaves to 30cm (12in) long.
  • White
  • Height - 40cm (16in)
  • Spread - 30cm (12in) or more.
  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial - vigorous, clump-forming, rhizomatous perennial. Produces flowers with broadly oval, slightly wavy petals to 8cm (3in) long. Flowers are erect or outward-facing, cupped at first then opening widely
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full shade
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - woodlander with flower rising from 3 basal leaves. Flower has 3 sepals and 3 inner petals
  • Pests & Diseases - slugs and snails on new leaves
  • Place of origin - eastern North America.
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Woodland garden -
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - deep, humus-rich. Mulch with leaf mould in autumn.
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -
40cm (16in)
bulb/corm - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  30cm (12in) or more.

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