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Helleborus argutifolius

Helleborus argutifolius


This semi-evergreen herbaceous perennial brings structure and interest to your garden during winter month.  During a very harsh winter, it may disappear under ground but will come back in January.  It is also know as the Holly Leaved Hellebore due to it's glossy dark green, spiny leaves.  Late winter it produces pale green flowers that can last on the plant for many months.  It really is a good, interesting winter addition to your garden and it is beneficial to bees during the colder months.

  • Common Name

    Holly Leaved Hellebore, Corisican Hellebore

  • Height and Spread

    0.75m x x0.6m

  • Cultivation

    Does well in dappled shade, moist but well drained humus rich soil.  Mulching each year will be of benefit.  Look out for little seedlings as it should self seed given the right conditions.  It has been awarded the RHS Garden of Merit

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