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Helleborus × sternii — Hybrid Hellebore (Silver) — 25 Seeds

Helleborus × sternii — Hybrid Hellebore (Silver) — 25 Seeds

$ 5.00

Common Names: Lenten Rose

Botanical Name: Helleborus x sternii

Plant Family: Ranunculaceae

Native Range: Garden origin

Life Cycle: Perennial

Hardiness Zone: USDA 6a-9b

Habit: Plants grow 18 inches tall by 3 feet wide. 

Sun/Soil: Partial to full shade in average soil 

Germination/Sowing: Needs cold stratification in order to germinate and some experience with this would be helpful. (Full instructions will be included with seeds.)

Growing/Care: This is one of the easiest garden plants to grow. It's a hybrid between Helleborus argutifolius and H. lividus. The leaves alone make it a keeper. The flowers are just an extra bonus. 

Harvesting: N/A

Culinary Uses: None. Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested.

Medicinal Uses: None. Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested. 

Themes/Designs: Mediterranean, Ecological, Low water, Woodland

(Seeds and photos provided by my friend Evan Bean over at The Practical Plant Geek.)


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