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Commonly known as Hellebore
Coming in colours of white, cream, pink, purple or green, usually spotted with mainly pendent heads, another staple of the late winter garden.
Modern breeding has provided clear yellows and an outward-facing trait.
Genus of 15 species of perennials found in scrub, woodland and grassy and rocky sites, usually on chalk or limestone soils, from central, eastern and southern Europe to western Asia.
Evergreen - generally toothed, leathery and light- to dark-green.
Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - perennials. Flowers in shades of white, cream, pink, purple or green, sometimes attractively spotted.
Harmful if eaten - These will give you an upset tummy, so please don't eat any of these.
May cause skin allergy or irritant - Having skin or eye contact with these plants could result in an allergic reaction, burning or rash.
Additional Features - Good to know - named cultivars do not come true from seed.
Pests & Diseases - snails, aphids, leaf spot, black rot.
Place of origin - central, eastern and southern Europe to western Asia.
Wildlife - Bee friendly
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