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Hyoscyamus niger

Henbane

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Features

  • BloomsJune to September
  • Height0.6m to 1m
  • Spread0.6m to 1m
  • Growth HabitRosette
  • Flower ColourCream yellow
  • Leaf ColourGrey green

Description

Hyoscyamus niger (Henbane). This is a very poisonous member of the nightshade family.

Characteristics

Annual, Perennial or Biennial, Fragrant

Origin

Europe

Interest and use

Waste ground. Whole plant is poisonous if eaten.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Light, Medium, Sandy

Cultivation

Watch out it is poisonous.

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