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It grows mainly in Central and Southern Europe - Spain, Portugal, Romania and Ukraine. Highly poisonous, but in small quantities in the past has served as prispivatelno.Narichan more Christmas rose, garden hellebore is a perennial, low growing plant with dark leaves and smooth and 5 snow-white petals.
One of the most popular and beautiful kukuryatsi is the black hellebore (Helleborus niger), which grows from southern Germany to Serbia. It is named so because of the color of your roots, which are used in folk medicine. Although the name is black, he has a very large snow-white colors on the outside with a slight pink tinge, which increases with age. Unlike other kukuryatsi in which colors are bowed down his face. The leaves are thick, leather, dark green, during flowering, which is in December and April, look great, and then gradually die and are replaced by new ones.

Cultivated since the Middle Ages. In Germany there is a tradition of Christmas is being given to bloomy hellebore in a pot or bouquet. The Germans call it snow rose and believe that emerged from the tears of the shepherd boy who is not what gave the infant Jesus Christ. There are many types and varieties of white, pink and dark red large, up to 11 cm in diameter and colors.

Niger prefers polusenchesti places among the trees and shrubs, but grow well and not very dense shade, and also sunny spots, if watered regularly.
Soil, which hellebore will thrive must have clay, deeply worked and well enriched with manure. Respond well to the introduction of limestone, but the soil reaction should be neutral. Should not be allowed either dry or preovlazhnyavane soil. On the same site niger can grow and flourish abundantly decades.

Propagation is by division of rhizome and by seed. Older plants is better to divide and transplant or early spring before growth has started to root, or late autumn. Kukuryatsite generally do not like transplanting and when that happens, all year capricious, grow poorly and often do not flower, but almost never die. Planting takes place in prepared holes with a depth of 30 cm at a distance of 30-40 cm apart. Then in the course of 15-20 days should be watered thoroughly.
Seed can be obtained much new plants if you sow immediately after maturation - in several late June. Spring will grow most of them and the rest - next year. Young plants are polusenchesto dive of a place in stage 1.2 true leaves of 20 cm distance of permanent place 3-4 years after planting in August-September. Usually obtained from a seed kukuryatsi zatsaftyavat 3-4 years, but there are new varieties that can blossom even in the second year.

Hellebore is among the most common inhabitants of the shady parts of the gardens and rockeries. Over the years, forming large tufts, which give 50-60 flower stems and beautify the garden throughout the year.
The plant lends itself readily to cultivation. Loves holy places, but not the brightest light. Optimal room temperature is 15 - 20 degrees. Soil should be rich in humus, soaked with moisture, but not retain water.

Native to northern Greece. Cultivar with early medical purpose 1641g. Our country is grown in yards and some improved varieties reach 20 centimeters in height. Garden hellebore polusyanka tolerated.
Propagated through seeds and bulbs. The bulbs are planted in early September at a depth of no more of 5-6 cm and distance to allow free leaf in the spring. The seeds are sown early in spring.

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