Hepatica acutiloba - Plant
Description for Hepatica acutiloba
This herbaceous perennial plant. It consists of a tuft of basal leaves. Each leaf is palmately divided into 3 lobes; the lobes are oval-ovate and approximately the same size. The upper surface is more green during the summer, but become reddish brown during the winter. A mature plant will produce a tuft of flowers on long stalks during early to mid-spring.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Sharp-lobed hepatica, heart liverleaf, sharp-lobed liverwort, spring beauty, may-flower||Violet to white, sometimes pinkish||Early to mid-spring||0.50 to 0.75 feet||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
The preference is dappled sunlight during the spring and light shade during the summer. The basal leaves should be left undisturbed during the winter. The soil should be well-drained, loamy, and can contain some rocky material, including pieces of limestone; a thin-layer of decaying leaves is also beneficial.
|Part shade||Loamy, well-drained soil||Medium||21 and 11 degrees C||Use any organic fertilizer.|
Caring for Hepatica acutiloba
- Once planted, additional hepatica plant care is rarely needed, especially if suitable hepatica growing conditions have been provided.
- You may divide the clumps of plants that multiply after the blooms have ceased to propagate them and add to another area in your garden.
Typical uses of Hepatica acutiloba
Ornamental use: The plant is used for an ornamental purpose. Its generally keep indoor in a living room and in terrace area.
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I am staying in Bangalore so delivery time may damage the plant?
I put some water in this plant everyday and they grow like mad!
can I grow absolutely indoor or outdoor? or partly indoor or outdoor?