Hellebore (Helleborus niger 'Northern Beauty') in the Hellebores Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Water Preferences: Mesic
Flowers: Showy
Uses: Provides winter interest
Cut Flower
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
Pollinators: Flies
Bees
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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