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Veratrum album

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Green-white flowers Jul-Aug. 1.5m. Moist, rich soil. Shade.

Pot SizeTotal Price
2 litres
£9.00

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Plant Finder: about Veratrum album

Common names

White false hellebore, False hellebore

Description

Veratrum album (White false hellebore). This is a clump-forming perennial which will grow about 1.8m tall with a spread of 60cm. The large striking leaves are clear green and are folded like a fan. The leafless flower stalk bears dense, terminal panicles of pale green to almost white bell-shaped flowers in late summer.

Cultivation

They are very frost hardy and are easy to grow in rich, moist soil. They are poisonous.

Interest and use

Found in forest and grassland.

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Veratrum album | Gunnislake, Cornwall, PL18 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Light, Medium, Rich
  • WaterMoist

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