Hepatica americana – Round lobed Hepatica, Liverwort Syn. Anemone americana Fam. Ranunculaceae
Native range: Eastern North America Growing conditions: part shade to shade in dry to moist deciduous forests; it flowers in early spring before the trees are leafing out, taking advantage of the light conditions. Height: 15-20 cm Hardy to zone: 4
Seeds/packet: 25 (moist packed)
Seeds collected from a specimen with semidouble/violet flowers. No guarantee the all seedlings will come true.
Germination: seeds need to be sown fresh or kept moist and allowed a warm-cold cycle for germination – this way they can be sown any time till fall/early winter. The seeds are kept in moist vermiculite after collecting.