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botanical name:
Cardamine trifolia
Cardamine trifolia © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Bittercress
family:  Brassicaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.01m
width: 0.30m
growth rate:
growth habit:
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
description:
Trifoliate deep green leaves tinted red underneath with rounded to diamond shaped leaflets. Creeping habit with short rhizomes. Short racemes of delicate, open cup-shaped flowers in late spring, white or sometimes pink, with yellow anthers.

cultivation:
Moist, humus rich soil in full sun or part shade.

propagation:
By division or from seed.

usage:
Woodland gardens.

other notes:
Native to wooded mountainous areas of Central and Southern Europe.

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