How to grow trilliums

Bring some spring colour in shade to your garden by growing trilliums – Monty Don shows you how.

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
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Do not To do in January

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Do not To do in December

Trilliums are gorgeous spring-flowering woodland plants, ideal for areas of dappled shade. See for yourself in this short video clip from Gardeners’ World, as Monty Don demonstrates how to plant the rhizomes, giving tips on planting depth and soil conditions, and recommends the magnificent white-flowered Trillium grandiflorum.