General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 18-26 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Green
Other: purple, near-black, white, green, pink and even yellow or one of several shades of red. Generally speaking, red tones will predominate
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
Winter
Uses: Provides winter interest
Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Toxicity: Other: All parts of the plant can be highly toxic if ingested and can cause eye and skin irritation
Propagation: Seeds: Stratify seeds: Cold stratification may not be necessary but is usually recommended
Other info: Hellebore seed may take 6-18 months (or more) to germinate
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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  • Hellebore

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Date: 2016-03-13
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Date: 2015-03-18
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Date: 2015-03-17
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Date: 2015-03-18
Location: My Garden, Utah
Date: 2015-03-18
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Date: 2015-03-17

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Date: 2006-04-02
Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2006-04-02
Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2006-04-02
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Date: Aug 16
Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2015-03-22
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Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2012-01-15
Another plant in different section of my garden
Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2006-04-02
Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2016-01-14

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