Hacquetia epipactis

Hacquetia epipactis

Hacquetia

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does not flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Hacquetia epipactis
  • Common name: Hacquetia
  • Family: Apiaceae
  • Plant Type: Perennial, Deciduous
Flower colour:

Green

Yellow

Foliage colour:

Green

Hacquetia epipactis produces unusual green, yellow-eyed bracts from late winter to early spring, followed by emerald-green leaves. It’s a clump-forming perennial that spreads slowly by short rhizomes. Given the right conditions, it’s generally trouble-free, although it may need some protection from slugs and snails in spring, and does not like its roots being disturbed.

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Grow Hacquetia epipactis in humus-rich soil in partial to full shade. Propagate by division in spring.

How to grow Hacquetia epipactis

  • Plant size

    10cm height

    30cm spread

  • Aspect

    North facing, south facing, east facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Front

  • Sun exposure: Dappled shade
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Boggy / chalky / alkaline / clay / heavy / moist / well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does not flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Divide
Divide

Do not Divide in January

Do not Divide in February

Do Divide in March

Do Divide in April

Do not Divide in May

Do not Divide in June

Do not Divide in July

Do not Divide in August

Do not Divide in September

Do not Divide in October

Do not Divide in November

Do not Divide in December

Hacquetia epipactis and wildlife

Hacquetia epipactis is known for attracting bees. It has nectar/pollen rich flowers.

Attractive to Bees

Does not attract Beneficial insects

Does not attract Birds

Does not attract Butterflies​/​Moths

Does not attract Other pollinators

Is Hacquetia epipactis poisonous?

Hacquetia epipactis has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

Plants that go well with Hacquetia epipactis

Fritillaria meleagris
Plants

Fritillaria meleagris

Snake's head fritillary