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botanical name:
Helleborus x hybridus 'Pluto'
Helleborus x hybridus 'Pluto' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Hellebore, Lentern Rose
family:  Ranunculaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen, scented/aromatic
height: 0.35m
width: 0.35m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: bronze
main season: Winter
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: part shade, shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -6°C
USDA zone: 9 to 10
description:
One of the darkest purple-bronze flowered forms. Leathery dark green, divided leaves, usually evergreen.

cultivation:
Moist but well drained, preferably neutral to alkaline soil in dappled shade.

propagation:
By division. May self seed, but unlikely to come true.

usage:
Borders and woodland gardens, for winter and early spring interest.

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