Painted Trillium - 3 For $15.99

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Planting Zones 3-8
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  • 5
    Painted Trillium

    Posted by Amanda Thomas on Apr 21, 2022

    I definitely don't have a green thumb, but these plants have turned out beautiful. Definitely going to venture out and order something else.

  • 5
    Painted Trillium

    Posted by Tony Farris on Apr 21, 2022

    I'm never disappointed by the quality of these plants. This is my second time ordering and it definitely won't be the last

  • 5
    Painted Trillium

    Posted by Gina Santangle on Apr 21, 2022

    WOW!! The beauty of these plants are breathtaking!!
    I highly recommend

  • 5
    Painted Trillium

    Posted by Katherine Jergens on Apr 21, 2022

    These beauties were a great addition to one of my many gardens..highly recommend for their splendid beauty

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We dig fresh our plants and ship immediately. We ship US Mail, Priority shipping. You will receive a tracking number once your plants ship. All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This is superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.

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Description

Painted Trillium Plant 

Painted Trillium is a wildflower with a single white blossom splashed with brilliant pink atop three blue-green foliage. The Lily family includes this species. It's one of two trilliums in the Adirondacks, with the Purple Trillium being the other. The term "trillium" comes from the Latin words "tri," referring to the plant's three leaves and three sections) and "llium," which refers to the flower's three parts. The (undulatum) is the species name that comes from a Latin term that means "wavy-edged," referring to the wavy margins on the petals. Painted Lady is its other name. The second name (Lady) comes because the plant blooms around the same time as the robins in the spring.

Painted Trillium Identity

 

 Painted Trilliums reach 8-20 inches. The stem has a single twist of three leaves. Leaves are bluish-green, waxy, and rounded at the base, tapering to a tip. The solitary blossom appears above the whorl of these leaves at the stalk's tip. Usually 2 inches broad. The lance-shaped petals have a pointy tip. Each white petal has a deep inverted pink V at its base. Green sepals and pink-tipped stamens. Flowers appear about 4-7 years of age. Painted Trilliums bloom in May in the Adirondacks. Painted Trilliums bloom from the onset of May till the early days of June, according to iNaturalist observations in Adirondack Park. Painted Trilliums bloom three weeks later higher up. The fruit is a fleshy berry-like capsule that becomes brilliant crimson.

Painted Trillium Uses

 

 Painted Trillium has few human applications. The Algonquin utilized the blooms, sepals, and leaves to speed up childbirth. The fruits, seeds, and rhizomes are harmful to humans when raw.

Painted Trillium Wildlife Value

 

 They are not valuable to wildlife. Its insect pollinated. It has an elaiosome, a fleshy structure rich in protein and lipids. Ants (attracted by the elaiosome's chemical) eat the seed attachments and dispose of the seeds, later germinating. The elaiosome attracts wasps such as yellow jackets. Painted Trillium plants are said to be deer-friendly.

Distribution of Painted Trillium

 

 Painted Trillium is prevalent in virtually all New York State countries, including those inside the Adirondack Park Blue Line.

Its Habitat

 

 Painted Trillium grows in non-wetlands but can also grow in Westlands and likes well-drained soil and full shade or semi-shade. This species grows beneath northern hardwoods or conifers, including Red Spruce and Eastern White Pine. Painted Trillium is found in northern and colder New York; The iNaturalist data suggests this plant is widespread in the Adirondacks.

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