The flowers have the smell of rotting meat, and they are pollinated by flies. Grows to about 40 cm in height with a spread of 30 cm. Like all trilliums, its parts are in groups of three, with 3-petalled flowers above whorls of pointed triple leaves. The flowers are a deep red colour, though there is a white form.
Blooms in spring.
Primary Flower Color: Red/Orange
Secondary Flower Color: White