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Liver Leaf in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Hepatica nobilis syn. Anemone hepatica L. ; Hepatica triloba

 

Liver Leaf

A really pretty plant that flowers in the Spring into early summer, some varieties are scented and there are many colours to choose from, white, pinks, blues, double or single flowers and some spotted. Hepatica nobilis is slow-growing, and has kidney-shaped leaves with three lobes, and sometimes with silvery marbling. The flowers are purple or violet-coloured, with white stamens

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plant Features
  • Liver Leaf likes partial shade

    Partial shade

  • Liver Leaf likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Liver Leaf is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Liver Leaf likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Liver Leaf

Latin name

Hepatica nobilis syn. Anemone hepatica L. ; Hepatica triloba

type

Herbaceous Perennials

family

Ranunculaceae

ph

5.0 - 8.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Liver Leaf likes partial shade

    Partial shade

  • Frost

    Liver Leaf is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Liver Leaf likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

  • Water

    Liver Leaf likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Liver Leaf is 0.15meters x 0.10meters 0.15 M 0.10 M

Hepatica nobilis syn. Anemone hepatica L. ; Hepatica triloba

A really pretty plant that flowers in the Spring into early summer, some varieties are scented and there are many colours to choose from, white, pinks, blues, double or single flowers and some spotted. Hepatica nobilis is slow-growing, and has kidney-shaped leaves with three lobes, and sometimes with silvery marbling. The flowers are purple or violet-coloured, with white stamens


Flowering Season

From Early Spring TO Early Summer

A really pretty plant that flowers in the Spring into early summer, some varieties are scented and there many colours to choose from, white, pinks, blues, double or single flowers and some spotted.

 

Propagation by seed

From Early Spring TO Late Spring

Sow seeds in spring although they can take a very long time to flower! When big enough to handle prick out and plant into single pots.

 

Planting out

From Early Spring TO Late Spring

Plant out container grown plants into growing site, dig in leaf mould or well rotted manure/compost this helps to keep moisture in the soil through warm periods.

 
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