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Purple Trillium - Plant

Purple Trillium - Plant

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  • Comes with a self watering pot
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Enter the enchanting realm of Vermi Organics' Purple Trillium Plant, a woodland beauty that graces gardens with its unique charm. Scientifically known as Trillium erectum, this perennial plant captivates with its trio of deep purple petals and distinctive whorl of leaves. As a native wildflower, Purple Trillium adds a touch of woodland magic to shaded gardens, beckoning nature lovers to witness its ephemeral yet stunning bloom.

About: Purple Trillium Plant, a member of the Melanthiaceae family, is a woodland native of North America. Vermi Organics takes pride in offering this native gem, celebrated for its delicate beauty and its role in local ecosystems. Purple Trillium, also known as Wake Robin, embodies the grace and resilience of native flora, making it a cherished addition to gardens seeking a touch of the forest floor.

Benefits: Beyond its ornamental value, Purple Trillium Plant contributes to the biodiversity of woodland ecosystems. As an early bloomer, it provides a vital nectar source for pollinators like bees and flies. Additionally, the plant's underground rhizomes help stabilize soil, preventing erosion and supporting the health of the forest floor.

Type of Plant (Indoor or Outdoor): Purple Trillium is a woodland plant best suited for outdoor cultivation. Its natural habitat is the dappled shade of deciduous forests, making it an ideal choice for shaded gardens, woodland landscapes, or naturalized areas. While it may not be a typical indoor plant, its native charm and low-maintenance nature make it a perfect addition to outdoor spaces.

Care: Caring for Purple Trillium involves mimicking its native woodland conditions. Plant in well-drained, humus-rich soil in a shaded or partially shaded location. Ensure the soil remains consistently moist, especially during the growing season. Once established, Purple Trillium requires minimal maintenance, allowing its natural beauty to shine without excessive intervention.

Common Names: Purple Trillium goes by various common names that capture its characteristics and historical significance. Embrace the descriptive simplicity of names such as Wake Robin or Birthroot, each reflecting aspects of the plant's bloom time and traditional medicinal use.


  • Scientific Name: Trillium erectum
  • Height: Typically reaches 12 to 18 inches in optimal conditions
  • Petals: Three deep purple, ovate petals forming a whorl
  • Leaves: Three broad, whorled leaves beneath the flower
  • Hardiness Zone: Suitable for USDA hardiness zones 4 to 8

Special Features: Purple Trillium is distinguished by its special features that enhance its woodland allure. The trio of deep purple petals, arranged in a whorl, creates a visually striking and symmetrical bloom. The three broad leaves beneath the flower add to the plant's distinctive appearance, contributing to its woodland charm. The ephemeral nature of its bloom adds an element of anticipation and wonder to the garden.

Uses: The uses of Purple Trillium extend beyond its ornamental value, reaching into ecological and historical realms. Planted in shaded gardens or woodland landscapes, it becomes a graceful and enchanting addition. As a native wildflower, Purple Trillium supports pollinators and contributes to the overall health of forest ecosystems. Historically, certain Native American tribes used parts of the plant for medicinal purposes, adding cultural significance to its uses.

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