Hydrophyllum canadense is a low-growing, broad-leaved woodland perennial. Early foliage is dark green, mottled with silver, deeply lobed and very ornamental. As the growing season progresses, the leaves become solid green and maple-like, supported by bare stems that will lift them up to 20″ off the ground. White to purple, delicate bell-shaped flower clusters appear after the foliage has fully developed. The name Hydrophyllum means ‘waterleaf’.
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