A charming, diminuitive, woodland denizen closely related to the anemones with exquisite violet blue blooms and petite green foliage. Good as a groundcover in shade to part shade. Excellent interplanted with Helleborus, Anemone and Corydalis.
Europe and Western Russia
Damp ground in shady deciduous, usually beech, woodlands, scrub and grassland, especially on limestone.