Hellebore is part of the Helleborus genus and its scientific name is Helleborus.
Evergreen groundcover with 5-petalled blooms in winter or spring.
This plant is toxic to pets. 2Hellebore is an ornamental / flower perennial, it will last at least up to several years in its native climate. Hellebore is known for growing to a height of approximately 11.7 inches (that's 30.0 cm in metric) with a ground covering habit. Expect blooming to occur in late winter. Consider Christmas Rose, Ivory prince, royal heritage, argutifolius, and Orientalis to grow as they are very popular with home gardeners.
Greece is believed to be where Hellebore originates from.
Hellebore is great for inexperienced gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.
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Prefers sun, regular water, loamy soil, but tolerates shade, drought, poor soil. Needs no special care except a trim of the fading flowers if it starts looking ratty at the end of its bloom cycle.Enjoys a partial sun position in your garden and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Hellebore is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures.
These plants have been known to grow well alongside Hellebore so consider planting:
These plants will not grow well with Hellebore so avoid planting these within close proximity:
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Hellebore plants:
Slugs and snails
1 Used by the Greeks to poison the water of their enemies.
Christmas rose, Lenten rose, Winter rose, Helleborus
09 Feb 2013
09 Feb 2013
Helleborus ‘Silver Lace’ has had green flowers for the first time, after 3 years.