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Directory of Wildflowers

Round Lobed Hepatica
Hepatica americana (Hepatica nobilis var. obtusa)

Leaves  of Round Lobed Hepatica
Leaves of Round Lobed Hepatica

Quick Profile

Exposure
Partial Sun/Shade
 
Mature Height
4 - 6 Inches
 
USDA Hardiness Zones
3 - 8 
 
Native To:
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Michigan
Missouri
Ohio
Wisconsin
 
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
 
Bloom Color
Blue
Pink
White
 
Bloom Season
March - May
 

Features

White, pale blue or pale pink flowers in early spring. Leaves have three (rounded) lobes and may be green or slightly mottled. The leaves turn purplish in fall and remain through winter.

Culture

Partial shade; consistently moist, well drained sites.

Notes

Found in moist sites and open woods.