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Hepatica

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Reviews (4)

  • 5
    Hepatica

    Posted by Mattie Wooten on 29th Aug 2019

    This is a wonderful addition to my flower garden. Looks great where I planted it.

  • 5
    Hepatica

    Posted by Jessica Pittman on 28th Aug 2019

    They have beautiful blooms. They look great where I planted them.

  • 5
    Hepatica plants

    Posted by Kathleen Bagenstoss on 27th Aug 2019

    The blooms on these are amazing.

  • 5
    Plants

    Posted by Lisa Jackson on 15th Aug 2019

    Just Beautiful!

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Shipping Information

We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.

Description

Hepatica is a charismatic flowering plant

The flowers are colorful and can bloom in shades of pink, purple, blue, and even white. Around the flowers are three brackets of green leaves. The stem of the plant is covered with fine hairs. Many people grow this plant for their beautiful flowers. Even on a cloudy day the flower will open up and will bloom. They also have a fresh and pleasant scent to them. This plant also attracts butterflies that feed off of them. In the winter the plant will also provide a nice touch of color to the outside landscaping. This plant was once used as a medical herb and is said to be an effective treatment for people that are fighting a live disorder.

These perennials can reach heights of 10 to 12 inches and equally as wide. This perennial likes to grow in well-drained loamy soil and it prefers a little sun in the spring months and more shade in the summer months. The flowers that bloom on the Hepatica are a gorgeous bluish-purple color, and they add just the right amount of color to any garden. This perennial looks great planted anywhere, ranging from a flower bed, natural area or along a sidewalk or driveway. This delicate-seeming little flower, also named liverwort because its three-lobed leaves reminded someone of the human liver, does best in hardiness zones 3 to 9.

Hepatica is one of the first flowers to bloom in spring, and a carpet of hepaticas on a lawn or in a garden is a refreshing sight and is a relative of the buttercup

 The hepatica grows from 1 to 6 inches high. Somewhat unusually, the leaves of the hepatic don’t open until the flowers bloom. The plant bears these flowers, which can be pale purple, blue, white or pink on a single stalk. The flowers are about 1/2 inch to an inch wide, and one plant can have many flower-bearing stalks. The colorful colored components of the flowers are not true petals but sepals. They surround the stamens and are supported by green bracts that are ovoid with rounded or blunted tips. The leaves are also borne on stalks, and the oval lobes are all about the same size. They begin as a light green when they first open, then turn darker over time.

Hepatica lasts throughout the winter and only wither when the flowers return the next spring

The hepatica is native to North America and is a perennial, which means it returns year after year. It does best in woodlands where it can receive hours of mixed shade and sun. However, the plant is quite tough and can tolerate alkaline soil that is rich in limestone and can do well in areas that get full sun. Ideally, the hepatica needs moist soil and a covering of snow in the winter, though frost injures it. The bloom season is April to May, though in warmer climates the flowers can appear as early as February. Hepatica can be grown from seed, but it takes some years before the plant is ready to bloom. If the plant is divided, the new plants may also take some time to grow pleasingly dense. But patience rewards the garden who chooses this beautiful flower.

Hepatica