Brewer's Mitrewort, Feathery Bishop's Cap
Mitella breweri

Family: Saxifragaceae (saks-ih-frag-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Mitella (my-TEL-uh) (Info)
Species: breweri (broo-WEAR-ee) (Info)

Category:

Groundcovers

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

Sun Exposure:

Partial to Full Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Chartreuse (Yellow-Green)

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:

Unknown - Tell us

Other details:

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Soil pH requirements:

5.1 to 5.5 (strongly acidic)

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Sep 1, 2001, mystic from Ewing, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

This is a small (6-8 inch) herbaceous perennial. It is an effective shade groundcover it spreads by runners so soon quickly covers an area. The small oval bright green leaves form a low evergreen plant. It has small greenish-yellow flowers.