Helleborus argutifolius


Helleborus argutifolius

Corsican Hellebore

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Corsica and Sardinia

Growth Habit:

A sturdy perennial that grows 2-3 feet tall and wide.

Growing Requirements:

Shade to partial sun, moderate water. It can adapt to a wide variety of soil types.


Corsican Hellebore adds interest to the winter landscape by producing clusters of large pale green cup-shaped flowers in from January through early spring. The foliage is also very attractive, with the leaves being deeply divided and serrated on the edges. They often self-seed.

Where at Lotusland:

The most visible specimens are located in the bed behind the Theatre Garden. There are also plants in the Butterfly Garden and the Japanese Garden.

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