Helleborus foetidus
Stinking Hellebore
6-8
Western & Central Europe

Evergreen perennial of woods, grassy and rocky places.
18-24 inches tall with a spread of 18 inches
Cup-shaped, nodding flowers are light green and malodorus
Spring
Evergreen leaves are deeply lobed and divided into 3-9 narrow segments
 
 
 
 
The specific epithet, foetidus, means fetid or stinking.

 

 
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