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Helleborus argutifolius (Corsican Hellebore, Helleborus)

Type Herbaceous flower, Evergreen, Flowering
Form Ground-Hugging Rounded Clump, Architectural Form
Size Medium Border Plant (50-180cm height)
Colours Green Flowers (Winter), Medium green Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required - Tough Plant
Hardiness Frost hardy
Growth Medium Growing Plant
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Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Helleborus argutifolius:

  • Spiney growth can deter unwanted visitors!
  • All round tough plant suitable for problem areas
  • Provides valuable winter interest
  • Evergreen foliage for all year round colour and screening
  • Architectural plant – ideal as a ‘stand out’ plant
  • Attractive form or foliage for all year interest
  • Produces winter flowers

Weaknesses of Helleborus argutifolius

  • Spiney plant - can scratch young children and gardeners!
  • Will not tolerate exposed, cold or hot and sunny locations

Design & Plant Use for Helleborus argutifolius:

  • Winter/early spring flowering herbaceous plant for early colour and extended seasonal interest
  • Evergreen plant with attractive foliage for winter interest
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