Hepatica nobilis: Formerly Hepatica nobilis (the name we still use here at TN Nursery), Hepatica acutiloba, aka liverwort or liverleaf, is a native woodland flower from the Eastern forests of North America.
Hepatica nobilis is an easy-growing species closely related to the buttercup. It flourishes in the partial shade of fully shaded locations and prefers to take root in rich soil, complete with organic matter. Although it can tolerate short drought spells, it loves moisture--peat moss makes an excellent companion plant to minimize your work at meeting these requirements.
If you recreate the woodland environment for this darling species, your work will be minimal--just provide an occasional watering during the hottest periods of the year.
The Graceful Woodland Charm of Hepatica nobilis
Liverleaf is a shorter plant reaching a mature height of around twelve inches. These plants grow in attractive clumps that give them a thick, lush look.
The stems are dark green and upright. Emerald green leaves are oval with a pronounced tip and grow in threes. They stay green from spring until autumn and turn an attractive amber or red in the fall.
The flowers are white with six or more oval petals that form a shallow cup shape. Each fresh white blossom is tiny--under an inch wide. The flowers' centers are a fresh and vibrant hue of spring green. They are a welcome sight, awakening early and brightening your day during the cold spring weather.
Where to Plant Liverwort Plant
Hepatica nobilis needs very little sunshine to give you a profuse, breathtaking wash of bright springtime color.
Plant it in large clusters in shady flower beds, as an early spring border planting, or near a shady water garden. Even after the dainty flowers make their exit, once the temperatures warm up for the growing season, you will have the rich green foliage to enjoy all season long.
Order Hepatica nobilis From TN Nursery Today
Hepatica nobilis will be a lovely late-winter or early-spring bloomer. Place your order with TN Nursery today.
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Lots of new growth emerging, seems so far like a happy plant.
Nice healthy root stock , prompt delivery.THANK YOU for carrying natives ! Our backyards and their critters need them . Green hearts !!!
These are beautiful plants that once grew all over New Jersey, however lately not so much due to development. These roots arrived in top shape and were planted alongside the ones ordered last year, which have grown very well and are healthy and thriving. I recommend Tenn. Wholesale to anyone interested in wildflowers or and other product these folks offer. Top notch sellers!!
Shipping costs are prohibitive.
The plants were in excellent condition when I received them. I put them in my crisper as recommended until able to plant them, when I planted them they were all healthy. Looking forward to seeing them all full of flowers!
beautiful root systems. Eager to see them in blood next year!
What I received were awesome and already sending out new shoots can’t wait to see them in full bloom
They love the shade! Mine is thriving in the shade.
Plants arrived bare root as I expected all are healthy I'm very satisfied with my plants.
We dig fresh our plants and ship immediately. We ship US Mail, Priority shipping. You will receive a tracking number once your plants ship. All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.
How We Protect Your Plants For Transit
We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This is superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.
Upon Receipt Of Your Plants
Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.
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