Helleborus niger

Family :Ramunculaceae

Specie :Helleborus

Type :Thick foliage

Size :30cm

Zone :5

Origin :Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, Northern Italy

Description :Dark leathery leaves divided into 7-9 segments. Thick foliage. Leaves are usually taller than the Flowers. Large flat flowers are white in colour with a bit of green -- appearing on short, usually naked stalks. Bloom late winter and into the spring. Evergreen. Preference to part shade. Slow growing.

Growers Note :Grown from seed.

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