Hepatica acutiloba - Plant

The flowers of Sharp-Lobed Hepatica bloom earlier than most spring-blooming wildflowers of woodlands. They are delicately attractive and have a tendency to blow about on their slender stems in the wind.
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About 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.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Sharp-lobed hepatica, heart liverleaf, sharp-lobed liverwort, spring beauty, may-flower
Maximum Reachable Height 0.50 to 0.75 feet
Flower Colour Violet to white, sometimes pinkish
Bloom Time Early to mid-spring
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • 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.

    Hepatica acutiloba 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.

    Sunlight Part shade
    Watering Medium
    Soil Loamy, well-drained soil
    Temperature 21 and 11 degrees C
    Fertilizer Use any organic fertilizer.

    Hepatica acutiloba uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plant is used for an ornamental purpose
    • Its generally keep indoor in a living room and in terrace area

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a Hepatica acutiloba ?

    Hepatica acutiloba is commonly known as Sharp-lobed hepatica, heart liverleaf, sharp-lobed liverwort, spring beauty, may-flower

    How tall do Hepatica acutiloba grow?

    On average Hepatica acutiloba grows 0.50 to 0.75 feet

    What color are Hepatica acutiloba ?

    A Hepatica acutiloba plant bears flowers of color Violet to white, sometimes pinkish

    When Hepatica acutiloba blooms?

    With enough light, Hepatica acutiloba may produce Violet to white, sometimes pinkish flowers in Early to mid-spring

    How hard is Hepatica acutiloba to grow?

    A Hepatica acutiloba is Easy to grow

    How much sunlight does a Hepatica acutiloba need?

    A Hepatica acutiloba prefers Part shade

    How much water does a Hepatica acutiloba need?

    A Hepatica acutiloba prefers watering Medium

    What kind of soil does a Hepatica acutiloba need?

    A Hepatica acutiloba prefers Loamy, well-drained soil

    What temperature does a Hepatica acutiloba like?

    A Hepatica acutiloba prefers 21 and 11 degrees C

    How often should I fertilize my Hepatica acutiloba ?

    To encourage Hepatica acutiloba growth, Use any organic fertilizer.


    Sunday, 16 February 2020

    I am staying in Bangalore so delivery time may damage the plant?

    Nisha Jain

    Tuesday, 26 November 2019

    Thank you so much... gifted to someone special and he likes it a lot

    Atanu Saikia

    Friday, 25 October 2019

    Suddenly all my house plants have started blooming and have lush foliage :)

    Ashish Bhujbal
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