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Birth Root

Trillium erectum

Also known as

Stinking Benjamin, American Shamrock, Bathroot, Bethroot, Bloody Nose, Bumblebee Root, Dog Flower, Ground Lily, Herb Paris, Indian Balm, Lamb's Quarters, Lamb's Succory, Nosebleed, Orange Blossoms, Red Benjamin, Squawroot, True Love, Purple Trillium, Red Trillium, Wakerobin, Birthwort, Ill-Scented Trillium, Ill-Scented Wakerobin

Full Shade
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

50cm

10cm

Min

10cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter