Helleborus niger
Christmas Rose

Ranunculaceae

Height:  20 cm

Flower colour: white

Flowering time:  February - May depending on weather

Sunlight: sun

Soil:  well drained, moist, fertile, humus rich

pH: neutral - alkaline

Hardiness: seems hardy

Plant range: Alps and mountains in the Balkan peninsula

 

Flowers very early,
even in February - March
in mild winters. 
Toxic.

Photos and experiences of growing this plant in Iceland are welcomed  in the comments below.

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