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Mitella diphylla

bishop's cap

Bishop's cap has soft, fuzzy leaves and miniscule, delicate flowers with highly dissected petals radiating out from a central point, reminiscent of snowflakes. It is best planted with low-growing and delicate-looking plants.

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Height: 8-16 in
Spread: 4-8 in
Hardiness Zone: 4-8


Bloom Color: White

Characteristics & Attributes

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


North American Distribution


bishop's cap - Mitella diphylla from Native Plant Trust
bishop's cap - Mitella diphylla from Native Plant Trust
bishop's cap - Mitella diphylla from Native Plant Trust
bishop's cap - Mitella diphylla from Native Plant Trust