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blooms trillium

Common Name: Trillium

Botanical Name: Trillium grandiflorum

Plant Type: Perennial

Plant Size: Up to 20 inches

Typical Bloom Time: April to May

Trillum flowers occur in parts of the western United States and western Canada, usually in rich forest. In the northern part of its range, it often grows under Douglas-fir trees. Occasionally, Trillium ovatum plants will have petals that are maroon rather than the typical white. In Central Park, they bloom brilliantly in Strawberry Fields and Turtle Pond in April.

Park Locations

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

East Side from 60th - 62nd Streets just south of Wollman Rink

The Ramble

Mid-Park from 73rd - 79th Streets