Hepatica acutiloba


Common Name: sharplobe hepatica
Plant Type:Herbaceous
Light (original): part sun, shade
Light Requirements: Part Sun, Shade
Height:3 to 6 inches
Width:8 to 12 inches
Duration:Perennial
Habitat:Woodland
Soil Type:moist, neutral
Soil Moisture:Mesic
Seed Ripens:
USDA Zones:3 to 8
Flower Colour:violet blue to white
Bloom Time:early spring
Comments:Leaves have 3 deep sharply pointed lobes. One of the first flowers to bloom.
Germination:Seed is hydrophyllic, intolerant of dry storage.
Seed needs a period of warm, moist stratification followed by cold stratification and will germinate after being shifted back to warm, for example 70°-40°-70°F.
Germination Notes:
Grow Notes:New name: Hepatica nobilis var. acuta
Picture Copyright: Jennifer Anderson @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database