Helleborus foetidus

Family :Ramunculaceae

Specie :Helleborus

Common Name :Stinking Hellebore

Type :Thick foliage

Size :75cm

Zone :5

Origin :Most of Europe.

Description :Dark green leaves with contrasting bright chartreuse bracts. Coarsely edged, the leaves are numerously divided into segments horizontal to the stem; central leaflet is undivided. Thick foliage. This plant can span outward up to 120cm. Pale green cup shaped flowers with a brown or reddish band at the tip, bloom late winter and into the spring. Young seedlings seem to emerge bright yellowish green. Evergreen. Preference to part shade.

Growers Note :Grown from seed.

Availability :In 72's only. Usually ready by May.