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Hepatica transsilvanica 'Blue Jewel'
Common Name: Liverleaf Family: Ranunculaceae (The Buttercup Family)

Hepatica transsilvanica 'Blue Jewel'
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Notes:
Evergreen mats of basal, leathery, tri-lobed, dark green foliage hunker below delicate, starry-eyed blue flowers in early spring that, in this cultivar, are larger than the species. This little collector's item can be grown in a wide range of conditions, but does especially well in alkaline soil, which should be moist but with good drainage. Good under deciduous trees, in raised beds, in the rock garden or in containers and easier to grow than other species of Hepatica.

Awards:
AGM

Geogrpahical Origin:
Europe and Western Russia
Native Habitat:
Deciduous forests.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourBlue 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height4-8'  Bloom TimeEarly Spring 
Spreadunder 4'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposurePart Shade Shade  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureMoist Average  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone3-7  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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Recommended Companion Plants:
Corydalis flexuosa "'Blue Panda'"
Anemone nemerosa


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