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Prairie Trillium, Bloody Butcher
Part to full shade, medium moisture level, humus-rich soil, slightly acid to neutral pH. 12-18 inches height, blooms in spring, maroon flowers, spreads very gradually if left undisturbed.
Germination Code: F
Native Region: Middle and West Tennessee
Showy flowers. Foliage will usually die to the ground by mid-summer, especially if allowed to dry out.