Berrybank Nursery, 5 Boggs Holdings, Pencaitland, East Lothian, EH34 5BA
Helleborus foetidus

Helleborus foetidus

Common Name: 'Stinking hellebore'

AGM. Pale green, nodding flowers, edged with maroon, are borne in loose clusters in late winter and early spring, above the glossy, deeply divided evergreen leaves. Jan-Apr. H75cm S60cm.


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Care Instructions

Thrives in neutral to alkaline soils that are moist, fertile and humus-rich. Partial shade is ideal but can tolerate full sun. Provide shelter from strong, cold winds. Attractive and useful for difficult areas. Good for dry shade. 

  • Harmful if eaten/skin irritant
Plant No: 1300

About Us

Macplants are central/southern Scotland's largest growers of herbaceous perennials, alpines, ferns and ornamental grasses. We have our plant centre open to the public in East Lothian, close to Edinburgh and we also supply a diverse range of trade clients both in the landscape and garden centre sectors.

We grow a large range of plants including many interesting and unusual varieties not usually seen for sale. Amongst the many plants we grow are our highly praised autumn Gentians bred here by Dr Ian McNaughton and probably the largest range of Meconopsis cultivars found anywhere.

Our Contacts

Berrybank Nursery,
5 Boggs Holdings,
East Lothian
EH34 5BA

01875 341179