Helleborus foetidus

Helleborus foetidus

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(Stinking Hellebore) A compact evergreen perennial, Helleborus foetidus has finely divided leaves and nodding lime-green flowers in late winter and spring. 

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A compact evergreen perennial, Helleborus foetidus has finely divided leaves and nodding lime-green flowers in late winter and spring. The common name comes from the leaves which are unpleasantly aromatic if crushed.

Excellent choice of plant for a shady border or for underneath trees and tall shrubs.

  • Position: Sun or shade.
  • Soil: Most fertile soils preferring alkaline or neutral. Plant with plenty of organic matter.
  • Hardiness: Hardy..
  • Flowering Period: Feb - April.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Clump forming perennial.
    • Height: 60 cm (2 ft)
    • Spread: 60 cm (2 ft)

How Much Sun
Shade, Light Shade, Full Sun
Eventual Size
Ground Cover, Herbaceous - Small (less than 0.6m)
Growing Conditions
Soil: Not Fussy, Soil: Alkaline, Soil: Damp/Wet
Special Features
Evergreen, Flowers in Spring

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