Height & spread 30cm x 20cm
Soil well-drained,clay, loam, rock or chalk
Aspect Partial shade or shade
Flowering time From December until April.
Add lots of well-rotted leaf mould or organic matter during planting and 5cm around the base of the plant in autumn.
Cut the old leaves back down to the ground in February
to keep plants diseases free especially from Hellebore leaf spot
also will show off the new emerging flowers.
Flowers are white and fade to pink over time (see picture above).
All parts of the plant cause severe discomfort if ingested and the sap may cause skin irritation