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Hacquetia epipactis (Hacquetia)

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Maintenance level
1 hour care
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Ultimate height
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Time to maturity
2-5 years
To maturity

Botanical name: Hacquetia epipactis

Other names: Hacquetia

Genus: Hacquetia

Species: H. epipactis - H. epipactis is a low-growing, clump-forming, herbaceous perennial. From winter into spring, yellow flowers, surrounded by yellow-green bracts, are borne on short upright stems, followed by rounded, lobed shiny leaves.

Hacquetia epipactis is: Deciduous

Flower: Green, Yellow in Spring; Green, Yellow in Winter

Foliage: Green in Spring; Green in Summer

Habit: Clump-forming

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

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Pests: Generally pest-free

Diseases: Generally disease-free.

General care

Propagation methods: Division, Root cuttings, Seed. REGISTER to

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Hacquetia epipactis (Hacquetia) will reach a height of 0.1m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Rock, Underplanting, Woodland

Cultivation: Plant in deep, moist, well-drained, humus-rich soil. Prefers slightly acid to neutral soil in part-shade.

Soil type: Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Neutral

Light: Partial Shade

Aspect: North, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)

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