trillium grandiflorum

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trillium

trillium

Smooth round stem 2 ft tall (60cm) tinged with red, topped with 3 wavy-edged leaves and a 3 petal flower, colored white, red or pink. Whole plant is edible. Young unopened leaves taste like sunflower seeds. Leaves and flower can be used in salads or as tea. Root used as antiseptic, calm spasms, help promote menstruation. Boiled-down root bark used for earache.
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There are purple trillium with an occasional white flower, white trillium with green petals or green or pink striped petals and those, like yours, with extra petals and leaves.
SEEDS OF SENTIMENT: I'VE planted double cowslips, some more white trilliums, pictured above, to go with the trillium grandiflora I planted on Gardeners' World a few weeks ago.
Proceeds to St David's Hospice SEEDS OF SENTIMENT: I'VE planted double cowslips, some more white trilliums, pictured above, to go with the trillium grandiflora I planted on Gardeners' World a few weeks ago.
SEEDS OF SENTIMENT: I've planted double cowslips, some more white trilliums to go with the trillium grandiflora I planted on Gardeners' World a few weeks ago.