Hellebore (Helleborus 'Mardi Gras Black') in the Hellebores Database

Trade name information:
Series: Mardi Gras
Cultivar name: 'Mardi Gras Black'
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: 20 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Lavender
Other: Dark gray-lavendar
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

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Looking for some black flowers by Gothicgardener Dec 9, 2013 12:40 PM 22

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