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Cardamine

Cardamine spp.

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

0

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Cardamine Overview

A fairly large genus of around 230 annual and perennial species originating from shady, damp habitats in most continents, except the Antarctic. Leaf structure varies between species ranging from tiny leaves to mid-sized, in simple, pinnate or bipinnate shapes. Flowers exhibit almost radial symmetry and are usually white or pink-purple and range in size from small to medium, averaging around 1-2cm wide.

Common problems with Cardamine

How to propagate Cardamine

Division

You can propagate by seeds or division in the autumn.

Seed

Other uses of Cardamine

Suitable for informal and woodland gardens.