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Sessile Toadshade, Wood Lily, Toad Trillium
Part to full shade, medium moisture level, humus-rich soil, slightly acid to neutral pH. 6-12 inches height, blooms in spring, maroon to brownish purple flowers, spreads very gradually if left undisturbed.
Germination Code: F
Native Region: Middle Tennessee
Showy, fragrant flowers. Needs regular watering. Foliage will usually die to the ground by mid-summer, especially if allowed to dry out.