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Hacquetia epipactis (Hacquetia)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.1m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Hacquetia epipactis

Other names

Hacquetia

Genus

Hacquetia 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

Habit

Clump-forming

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Green, Yellow in Spring; Yellow, Green in Winter

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Propagation methods

Division, Root cuttings, Seed


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Where to grow

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 but well-drained, humus-rich soil. Prefers slightly acid to neutral soil in partial shade. Resents disturbance once established.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Hacquetia epipactis

Other names

Hacquetia

Genus

Hacquetia 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.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Green, Yellow in Spring; Yellow, Green in Winter

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Propagation methods

Division, Root cuttings, Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

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 but well-drained, humus-rich soil. Prefers slightly acid to neutral soil in partial shade. Resents disturbance once established.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5

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