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© Deeproot Plant Base
common name: False Helleborine, White Helleborine
poisonous or irritant
full sun, part shade
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -35°C
USDA zone: 4 to 8
Rhizomatous perennial with large, pleated basal leaves. Dense spikes of greenish white flowers held on sturdy stems in early and midsummer.
Needs a rich fairly moist soil and prefers some shade. Resents disturbance once established, but long lived.
Can be badly attacked by slugs and snails.
From seed or by division in autumn or early spring.
Shady borders, woodland and wild gardens.