Corsican Hellebore

Helleborus argutifolius

Corsican Hellebore - Helleborus argutifolius

Common Name: Corsican Hellebore
Genus: Helleborus
Species: argutifolius

Category: Perennials
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has interesting foliage, Provides winter colour, Long flowering period
Awards: RHS Perfect for Pollinators

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 1.00 m (100 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 1.00 m (100 cm)

Foliage Type: EvergreenFlower Colour: Green
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: January to March

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light or Clay/Heavy or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

This evergreen perennial has thick, leathery, dark green leaves that have spines around the margins. It produces numerous, pale green flowers in winter and early spring. Helleborus argutifolius would be a good choice for a site with chalky soil, it would also be a valuable addition to any winter garden.


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