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Catesby’s Trillium, Nodding Rose Trillium, Bashful Wakerobin
Open shade, medium moisture level, humus-rich soil, moderately acid pH. 12-18 inches height, blooms in spring, white/pink/rose flowers, spreads very gradually if left undisturbed.
Germination Code: F
Native Region: Limited to 7 counties in East Tennessee — Sevier, Blount, Monroe, McMinn, Polk, Marion and Franklin
This is a plant of the southeastern Piedmont and the adjacent Appalachian slopes. Once established, Bashful Wakerobin will form a clump with an increasing number of flowers.