Helleborus Argutifolius

 

Helleborus Argutifolius, Corsican Hellebore. An erect evergreen perennial producing grey-green, attractively veined , divided leaves. Large clusters of bowl-shaped, pale apple-green flowers from late winter to spring. An attractive border addition. Max Height 80cm. Max Spread 90cm. Flowers February to April. Harmful if eaten / skin irritant.

 

 

Plant in moist heavy well drained soil, shelter from cold and drying winds. Full sun / partial shade, Hardy. Avoid extremes of wet or dry.

 

General Herbaceous & Perennial Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding some planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.