General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Plant Height: 12 inches (30 cm)
Plant Spread: 12 to 24 inches (30-60 cm)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Other: leathery texture
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Green
Pink
Other: pale green to pinkish green
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Winter
Uses: Provides winter interest
Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
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
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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Common names
  • Helleborus
  • Lenten Rose
  • Hellebore

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Location: my garden, Gent, Belgium
Date: 2008-03-24
gorgeous leaves!
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Date: 2023-04-08
Location: my garden, Gent, Belgium
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Location: my garden, Gent, Belgium
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Location: my garden, Gent, Belgium
Date: 2009-02-22
Location: my garden, Gent, Belgium
Date: 2008-02-04

Photo: Kurt Stüber
Location: my garden, Gent, Belgium
Date: 2009-02-22
Location: Osaka Prefectural Flower Garden, Osaka, Japan.
Photo by KENPEI
Location: Osaka Prefectural Flower Garden, Osaka, Japan.
Photo by KENPEI

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