Helleborus purpurascens

Family :Ramunculaceae

Specie :Helleborus

Type :Thick foliage

Size :30cm

Zone :5

Origin :Eastern Europe

Description :Dark palmate leaves, usually with 5 divisions which are divided into 25 or so more elliptical segments. Cup shaped flowers bloom late winter and into the spring. Flower colour ranges from purple on the inside to green outside or dark purple on the inside with lighter purple on the outside. Evergreen. Preference to part shade.

Growers Note :Grown from seed.

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