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botanical name:
Helleborus niger
Helleborus niger © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Christmas rose
family:  Ranunculaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen
height: 0.30m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: white
main season: Winter
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: part shade, shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -35°C
USDA zone: 4 to 10
Dark green leathery leaves and nodding white flowers often tinged greeny pink, with a central boss of yellow stamens. Flowers from December to March.

Neutral to alkaline, humus rich soil in dappled shade.

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