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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
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.

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

By division or from seed.

Woodland gardens.

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