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Hepatica acutiloba

Also called Sharp-lobed liverwort, Heart liverleaf, Mayflower


Hepatica acutiloba - Sharp-lobed Hepatica

More About Hepatica acutiloba

  • AKA Hepatica acuta, H. nobilis var acuta
  • Daisy-like flowers in shades of pink, white and lavender
  • Flowers appear before or during the emergence of the new foliage
  • Semi-evergreen leaves are pointed and tri-lobed
  • In autumn, the leaves turn a russet colour
  • Naturalizes in a shaded, woodland setting
  • Bloom Time: Early to mid-spring
  • Flower size: 2.5 cm

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario

Zone:

4

Height:

15-20 cm

Spread:

15-20 cm

Colour:

Multi-coloured
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Sharp-lobed Hepatica Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in an average to consistently moist, well-drained soil, in full to partial shade. Do not prune to the ground in the fall as the leaves nourish the plant during the winter months, and provide added winter protection. Slow to establish and does not like to be transplanted once it reaches its maturity. 


Hepatica acutiloba Characteristics

Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Native to Ontario
Native to Ontario
Evergreen
Evergreen
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow

Attributes

Fall Color

Flowering Time

Early Spring
Spring

Habit

Clumping
Compact

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Woodland/woods edge
Naturalizing

 Suitable Substitutions for Hepatica acutiloba

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