Helleborus lividus

Helleborus lividus

Taxobox
name = "Helleborus lividus"


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regnum = Plantae
divisio = Magnoliophyta
classis = Magnoliopsida
ordo = Ranunculales
familia = Ranunculaceae
genus = "Helleborus"
species = "H. lividus"
binomial = "Helleborus lividus"
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"Helleborus lividus" is an evergreen herbaceous perennial from Majorca and possibly neraby Cabrera, Spain. The plant has deep green or bluish green, glossy leaves and light green flowers opening nearly flat appearing in mid-winter to early spring.

Flowers do not have a fragrance. Plants are between 45cm high and 30cm wide, frost hardy and semi drought tolerant. The plant may rot in cold, wet winters. Propagation is from seed.

References

*Flora, The Gardener's Bible, ABC Publishing, Ultimo, NSW, Australia, 2005
*The Ultimate Plant Book, CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, Vic, Australia, 2006


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