General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Spread: 1 to 2 feet (30-60cm)
Leaves: Good fall color
Evergreen
Semi-evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Spring
Inflorescence Height: 18 to 24 inches (45-60cm)
Foliage Mound Height: 12 to 16 inches (30-40cm)
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Tolerates dry shade

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Common names
  • Bishop's Hat
  • Bishops' Mitre

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Location: Northern New Jersey
Date: 2015-05-04
Location: St Louis
Date: 2013-04-20
Location: Northern New Jersey
Date: 2015-05-04
Location: St Louis
Date: 2022-03-28
Location: St Louis
Date: 2020-04-11
Blooms are tiny
Location: Massachusetts garden
Date: May 12, 2017
Bloom on a pinkish color form.
Location: Massachusetts garden
Date: May 12, 2017
Detail view of flowers on a pinkish form

Photo courtesy of Joy Creek Nursery
Location: Massachusetts garden
Date: May 12, 2017
Flowers on a pinkish color form
Location: Massachusetts garden
Date: April 17, 2012
Whole plant in flower, flower color is basically white, can be ti
Location: Massachusetts garden
Date: May 6, 2014
Flower details on a yellowish-pinkish "running form" of the speci
Location: Massachusetts garden
Date: March 2, 2010
Overwintered evergreen foliage, new leaves not sprouting yet.
Location: Massachusetts garden
Date: May 15, 2005
Bottom foliage is previous year's evergreen foliage, lighter gree
Location: Copenhagen Botanical Garden, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Comments:
  • Posted by KFredenburg (Black Hills, SD - Zone 5a) on Jun 10, 2020 1:31 PM concerning plant:
    Use bishop's hat at the front of a shady border or as a ground cover under shrubs or trees, where it competes well with roots.

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