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Henbane

Hyoscyamus niger

Also known as

Foetid Nightshade, Henbell, Hog's-Bean, Black Henbane, Common Henbane, Stinking-Nightshade

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H6

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

1m

60cm

Min

60cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Henbane Overview

This is a very poisonous member of the nightshade family.

Other uses of Henbane

Waste ground. Whole plant is poisonous if eaten.