Bishop’s Cap

Mitella diphylla

Available for Pre-Order in March or April 2023 (will be updated in February)

Plant in 2.5 x 2.5 x 3.5 inch plastic pot

Light: part shade
Moisture: medium
Soil: organic
Mature Height: 1 foot
Mature Spread: 0.5 feet

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Description

A beautiful, delicate spring ephemeral with an incredibly unique tiny white flower. The genus of this species, “Mitella,” comes from the word miter (a bishop’s cap), due to the shape of the mature seed capsules. With a  fringed, snowflake-like blossom lasting about one month (from mid-spring to early summer), this wildflower is a fantastic addition to your wood edge garden! Once established, it is easy to grow and maintain. Prefers organic, well-draining medium moisture soils, in partial shade.

Ontario Hardiness Zone: 3 to 7 (Find out your Hardiness Zone here)

Photo credits: Bonnie Ott and Jim Stasz.

Additional information

Weight.10 kg
Dimensions6 × 6 × 30 cm
Light Requirements

Partial Shade to Shade, Partial Shade, Shade

Moisture Requirements

Medium

Soil Requirements

Rich in Organic Matter

Flower Colour

White/Cream

Bloom Period

Spring