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Helleborus foetidus Wester Flisk Strain
Common Name: Hellebore Family: Ranunculaceae (The Buttercup Family)

Helleborus foetidus Wester Flisk Strain
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A special selection with attractive reddish-green stems, bluish green leaves and red flower stalks. Finely dissected finger-like evergreen foliage. Strikingly beautiful in the winter cold and in spring when the chartreuse to light green, red-tinged, nodding flowers open. Deer resistant.


Geogrpahical Origin:
Europe and Western Russia
Native Habitat:
Woodland, scrub, open rocky areas to around 6000 feet.

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom ColourGreen 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom ColourBurgundy 
Height12-24'  Bloom TimeLate Winter - Early Spring 
Spread12-24'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureFull - Part Sun Sun Part Sun  Foliage ColourBluish Green Burgundy/Red/Purple 
Soil MoistureAverage  Stem ColourRed 
Hardiness Zone BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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Recommended Companion Plants:
Osmunda regalis "'Purpurascens'"
Sarcococca humilis
Trillium erectum

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