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Helleborus × nigercors ‘White Beauty’
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Helleborus × nigercors ‘White Beauty’


Hybrid Hellebore

USDA Zone: 6-9

Plant number: 1.256.770


An interesting hybrid variety of Hellebore, selected in Europe. This forms a low evergreen clump of dark-green leaves mottled with silver. In late winter and early spring stems rise taller, bearing big cup-shaped blooms of pure white, tinged with green. Prune off any ugly leaves in spring, otherwise just leave this alone. Plants can only be increased true-to-form by careful division after blooming, best done as seldom as possible since this resents being disturbed. A hybrid of H. niger × H. argutifolius. Not yet widely tested, possibly hardy to Zone 5 or colder. CAUTION: Harmful if eaten/Skin irritant.

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Helleborus × nigercors ‘White Beauty’


Optimal Growing
Conditions
Appearance and
Characteristics
Sun Exposure
  Partial Shade or
  Full Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Moist
Care Level
  Moderate
Flower Colour
  White
Blooming Time
  Early Spring
  Mid Spring
  Late Winter
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
  Silver
  Variegated
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Attracts Butterflies
  Border
  Containers
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Edging
  Rabbit Resistant
  Evergreen
  Massed
  Poisonous/Toxic
  Specimen
  Woodland
Height
   20-25 cm
   8-10 inches
Spread
   30-40 cm
   12-16 inches
Foot Traffic
   None
Growth Rate
   Slow