– White Hellebore
Four or five feet.
Flowers dark brown or white, July and August.
A handsome border plant, with broad plantain-shaped
leaves, rising in a massive pyramidal growth to
long spikes of small close-set flowers.
album these are white; in Veratrum nigrum they are dark
The plant prefers a deep, moist,
but well-drained soil, and will grow in half shade.
Plant out in autumn or late spring, giving space
for the full development of after-growth.
by dividing the root-stock.
The root is poisonous.