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Hepatica transsilvanica ‘Blue Jewel’


Hepatica transsilvanica 'Blue Jewel' is a vigorous, easy-to-grow treasure with royal blue flowers over mounds of tri-lobed foliage.

Evergreen mats of basal, leathery, tri-lobed, dark green foliage hunker below delicate, starry-eyed blue flowers in early spring that, in this cultivar, are larger than the species. This little collector’s item can be grown in a wide range of conditions, but does especially well in alkaline soil, which should be moist but with good drainage. Good under deciduous trees, in raised beds, in the rock garden or in containers and easier to grow than other species of Hepatica.

Common Name: Liverleaf

Family: Ranunculaceae (The Buttercup Family)

Zone Hardiness: 3-7

Light: Part Shade, Full Shade

Height: 4-8"

Width: under 4"

Primary Bloom Colour: Blue

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Early Spring

Soil Moisture: Moist, Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No


Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Deciduous forests.

Award: AGM

Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia

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