Diminutive woodland plants (just 6–9 in. high and 6 in. wide) with evergreen or nearly evergreen leaves and charming blooms. Flowers resemble small anemones, with narrow, petal-like sepals arranged around a central mass of yellow stamens. Bloom comes in early spring, each flower rising on its own stalk above the clump of last year’s leaves. A new crop of leaves follows bloom. Choiceplants for woodland gardensand shaded rock gardens.Hepatica nobilis
Native to Europe. Very similar to H. americana. Bears flowers that are usually bluish purple though sometimes are white or pink.
Tough, wiry, grasslike leaves grow from deep, fibrous roots to form clumps 2–3 ft. tall and wide...
Flower heads to 2 in. wide, borne singly on 1–1 1/2-ft. stems above a footwide foliage clump. Usually ...
Much loved and legally protected in many Eurasian countries, this small, short-livedalpine perennial i...