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Hepatica nobilis var. Japonica/Liverleaf

Hepatica nobilis var. Japonica / Hepatica nobilis var. Japonica
Three lobed leaves
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Three lobed leaves

A low growing perennial that flowers in very early spring

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Scientific Name: Hepatica nobilis var. Japonica
Common Name: Liverleaf
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: to 1 foot
Bloom time: Spring, Winter
Flower color: Various
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: Loves sun in late winter and early spring and must has shade in summer making it an excellent flowering plant in a deciduous, woodland garden. One of the earliest plants to flower as spring approaches, often in flower when snow has not melted away. Three lobed leaf resembling the lobes of the human liver and thus its name.