- SCIENTIFIC NAME: Hepatica nobilis var. obtusa
- PLANT TYPE: Perennial
- SCIENTIFIC NAME PRONUNCIATION: hep-AT-ih-kuh no-BEEL-ee-us ob-TUS-sa
- TAGS: Plant Tags: January flowers. Plant Types: Perennial.
Round-lobe Hepatica (Hepatica nobilis var. obtusa) grows in shade to partial shade; best in humus-y, medium-wet, well-drained soil; needs to be consistently moist; may self-seed in optimum conditions. One of the earliest wildflowers to bloom; evergreen foliage provides winter interest when not covered by heavy leaf cover. Other Common Names: Round-Lobed...