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Anemone acutiloba

sharp-lobed hepatica (Hepatica acutiloba)

Hepaticas are fabulous, low-growing wildflowers which signal the beginning of spring. This species' flowers emerge a bit earlier than others, with greatly variable blooms that emerge white, pink, blue or purple. Leaves are sharply lobed and display varying degrees of mottling.

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Height: 3-6 in
Spread: 6-8 in
Hardiness Zone: 3-8


Characteristics & Attributes

Cultivation Status
Species
Exposure
Part Shade
Shade
Soil Moisture
Wet
Average
Ecoregion
(83) Eastern Great Lakes Lowlands
(58) Northeastern Highlands
Ornamental Interest
Spring Bloom
Attracts Wildlife
Other Pollinators/Wildlife
Attracts Bees
Tolerance
Deer/Rabbit Resistant
Additional Attributes
Spring Ephemeral


North American Distribution


Photo by Dan Jaffe (c) Native Plant Trust
Photo by Dan Jaffe (c) Native Plant Trust
Photo by Jessica Gerke (c) Native Plant Trust
Photo by Jessica Gerke (c) Native Plant Trust
Photo by Dan Jaffe (c) Native Plant Trust
Photo by Dan Jaffe (c) Native Plant Trust