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Hellebore

Helleborus sp.

Description:

Clusters of 2 to 2½ inch diameter multi-colored (light olive green inside, white to light pink outside) flowers in a circular array about four feet in diameter. The clusters are joined by rhubarb-colored branches to a common root system at the center of the circle.

Habitat:

Pacific northwest suburban neighborhood.

Notes:

Spotted the front garden of a residence. The first image is a close-up of the flowers on a single cluster. The second and third images show the circular array of clusters. It may be that this spotting is the hybrid Helleborus x sternii, which is a hybrid of H.argutifolius and H.lividus.

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2 Comments

Allen Hoof
Allen Hoof 6 years ago

Jopy, thanks for providing direction. I did some looking around on the web. The closest visual match I could find was a hybrid, Helleborus x sternii, a hybrid of H.argutifolius and H.lividus.

Jopy
Jopy 6 years ago

Hello! This is Helleborus sp., don't know which species...

Allen Hoof
Spotted by
Allen Hoof

Portland, Oregon, USA

Spotted on Feb 19, 2015
Submitted on Feb 27, 2015

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