A great textural and foliage plant with cute apple green cupped flowers.
Helleborus foetidus has small, creamy green flowers with burgundy edges held in clusters at the top of the stems in late winter. The textural, leathery, deeply cut foliage is evergreen providing excellent foliage 12 months of the year. From western, central and southern Europe. Pay no attention to its common name. It never smells unless you mince up its foliage and what gardener would want to put it in the Cuisinart! Plant in full to part sun. Deer resistant.
Common Name: Stinking Hellebore
Family: Ranunculaceae (The Buttercup Family)
Zone Hardiness: 5-10
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Green
Secondary Bloom Colour: Burgundy
Bloom Time: Late Winter - Early Spring
Soil Moisture: Average
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Woodland, scrub, open rocky areas to around 6000 feet.
Award: AGM, GPP
Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia
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