Plant ID forum: UK flower

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Feb 25, 2018 7:04 AM CST
Good afternoon,

Would someone be able to identify this flower blooming in my garden. I had a look and it looks like a fox glove or helleborus so would like clarification please? Thank you in advance.
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Name: Ruud
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Feb 25, 2018 7:12 AM CST
Certainly a Helleborus, perhaps Helleborus purpurascens or cultivar,

Name: Trish
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Feb 25, 2018 12:56 PM CST

Definitely a hellebore, there are many different varieties,
with intricate markings like yours. A lovely plant to have in the dark days of winter. A good food plant for any early bees that may be about too.

The Hellebores Database

The garden, where my mind goes to seed.
Perthshire. SCOTLAND. UK
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Feb 25, 2018 1:39 PM CST
Most Helleborus in UK are now considered to be Helleborus x hybridus.

They come in many colours...plain colours and spotted.

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