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Indian Poke

Veratrum viride

Also known as

American White Hellebore, Giant False Helleborine, Green False Hellebore, Green Veratrum, Itchweed, Indian Hellebore, False hellebore

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H7

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2m

Max

60cm

1.5m

Min

40cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Indian Poke Overview

This is a rhizomatous perennial with ovate to elliptic basal leaves in early and mid summer. The green yellow star shaped flowers are borne in terminal panicles in the summer.

Common problems with Indian Poke

How to propagate Indian Poke

Seed

They can be propagated from seeds in the autumn.