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Herman Mylemans

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Re: Hepatica 2019
« Reply #165 on: May 11, 2019, 02:51:40 PM »
Can anyone tell me what are differences in H.nobilis and H.americana (how they look)?
Leena, it is not easy because there are a lot of different leave forms.
Hepatica nobilis the lobes are more heart-shaped
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Hepatica americana (Hepatica nobilis var. obtusa) the lobes are more kidney-shaped.
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Re: Hepatica 2019
« Reply #166 on: May 12, 2019, 07:41:49 AM »
Thank you Herman for the pictures of leaves! I have some H.americana seedlings waiting to be planted, and I was wondering if I plant them close to H.nobilis, am I going to identify them later or am I going to mix them up if I forget which one is which.. :)
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Re: Hepatica 2019
« Reply #167 on: May 12, 2019, 02:06:15 PM »
Can anyone tell me what are differences in H.nobilis and H.americana (how they look)? 


Sorry I didn't see this Leena. I think I've posted few leaves images at one time.
Things are not that simple; leaves in Hepatica americana can vary greatly in size, lobes shape, pubescence (can look just like the nobilis Herman posted it).
I would say to plant them well labelled. Here's the description for H. americana from Flora of North America.
http://www.efloras.org/florataxon.aspx?flora_id=1&taxon_id=233500049
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Re: Hepatica 2019
« Reply #169 on: May 17, 2019, 07:56:53 AM »
Thank you Gabriela and Maggi.
Hepaticas seem to be quite difficult to identify, but all are beautiful!
This May has been colder and so even today there are still some flowers in my H.nobilis (grown in woodland bed) and at the same time the earliest seed pods in the same plants are ripening any day now. I have put small acryl bags over the seed pods to help catch the seeds. :)
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Re: Hepatica 2019
« Reply #170 on: May 28, 2019, 01:47:06 PM »
Our Dryad Nursery fresh seed list containing hepatica and galanthus seeds should be ready by this evening and will be sent to all those on our email list.
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