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HELLEBORUS foetidus

Commonly known as Setterwort, Stinking hellebore

Striking lime-green flowers
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Available autumn 2020 -
£12.50 each
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ for £10.00 each

Delivery Information Available autumn 2020
plant size comparison icon 1.5 to 2 Litre
  • Evergreen - dark-green leaves 23cm (9in) long, each with 7-10 narrowly lance-shaped lobes.
  • Green - lime green flowers
  • Height - 80cm (32in)
  • Spread - 45cm (18in)
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - bell-shaped, pendent flowers 1.5-2.5cm (to 1in) across are usually purple-margined.
  • Very hardy - Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • 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 - - a native hellebore. Wildlife plant - early nectar/pollen for insects. The unpleasant odour released when the leaves are bruised attracts pollinating insects. Ants collect the seeds. Flowers are sometimes pleasantly scented.
  • Pests & Diseases - snails, aphids, leaf spot, black rot.
  • Place of origin - western and central Europe
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
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  • Soil Conditions - Neutral to alkaline soil -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Rabbit Resistant
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80cm (32in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  45cm (18in)
 

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