|Trillium grandiflorum||Wake-robin; Birthroot; Stinking Benjamin|
Origin: Eastern N America
A very attractive bulbous perennial, with all its flowering parts in threes, excellent for woodland planting. World-wide (N America, W Himalayas, N E Asia), there are about 30 species, and quite a few cultivars of garden worth.There is a pink-flowered form, T. grandiflorum f. roseum, which is said to have originated in the Daisy Hill Nursery.
Introduced in 1799.
The genus name refers to the Latin tri-, triple.