Veratrum nigrum

(False black hellebore)
Veratrum nigrum
  • Veratrum
A most extraordinary plant for those who like a challenge, have a deep, leaf-mold rich soil, and patience. Large, oval, pleated leaves give rise to tall stems, which also carry leaves, that end in spikes of small, deep purple-black, star-shaped leaves.
9cm (£12.00)?
Delivered in 7 - 10 days
£12.00  each

Flower attributes

Colour: Black

Flowers: July and August


Soil: Well-drained to wet

Planting position: Part shade/Full Shade

Height x spread: 60cm x 45cm


Care advice

Very, very slow to get going. Only for those with long-term vision. Poisonous if eaten.