Helleborus foetidus growing herbaceous of the genus Helleborus also known as Stinking hellebore, Helleborus foetidus perennial evergreen used as ornamental cut flower plant, can grow in temperate, subtropics or mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 5-9.
Leaves color green in pedate shape, some cultivars have serrated edges.
Helleborus foetidus flowers
Flower color green, the flowers flat with five petals or double-flowered.
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Requirements for Helleborus foetidus growing and care:
Moist, well drain, limestone, rich soil, mulch
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Spring, summer, autumn
Pests and diseases:
Helleborus foetidus aphid, Helleborus foetidus leaf miner
Spring / Summer
How to prune:
Trim the stalk
Size of the plant?
0.3-1 m, 1-3 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade / Full Shade (with little light)
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Winter / Spring
General information about the flower
Flat flower with five petals or double-flowered, flower color is green