5 years to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
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Holly-Leaved Hellebore Overview
Helleborus ividus subsp. corsicus is a clump forming evergreen perennial from the Ranunculaceae family. It has stiff grey-green leaves which are pinnate and leathery. In late winter it produces nodding clusters of bowl-shaped, pale green flowers. This plant is ideal for heavy clay areas in partially shaded locations.
Common problems with Holly-Leaved Hellebore
They can also suffer from hellebore leaf spot and a virus.
How to harvest Holly-Leaved Hellebore
Generally not harvested, flowers can be taken for floral arrangements.
How to propagate Holly-Leaved Hellebore
Sow into pots on a cold frame as soon as the seeds are ripe. However seed does not always come true
Divide after flowering in early spring or late summer.
Special features of Holly-Leaved Hellebore
Other uses of Holly-Leaved Hellebore
This perennial is frequently planted under roses and shrubs in cottage or informal gardens.