Helleborus Lividus subsp. corsicus
Common Names: Corsican Hellebore
syn. Helleborus Argutifolius
Type: Evergreen perennial
Size: 2-4 ft. high and wide.
Flowers: Green to yellow 2 in. flowers, late fall, winter, spring; light green leaves to 9 in.
Uses: Border, mid-bed, cut flowers, under trees, in heat. Fire resistive.
Wildlife: Deer and rodent resistant. Rabbit resistant.
Soil: Tolerates a variety as long as drainage is good.
Water: Low water. Drought tolerant after established.
Sun: Full sun best for bloom; tolerates part to full shade.
Pruning: Remove faded or damaged foliage as the flowers appear. Deadhead blooms in late summer. Deadhead blooms in late summer.
Pests & Diseases: Hellebore aphid, hellebore black death, hellebore leaf miner and hellebore leaf spot. Avoid poor soil drainage.
Notes: Does not transplant well. From island of Corsica. Hardy to -6° F.