See this same flower head two months later in a followup image.
Corsica - Navaccia Valley - Spring 2002
emerisa gardens - meechan
Labeled as H. orientalis but probably a variety of H. corsicus, as of December 2002
For early blooms and it 'll look lovely in my (new) gravelgarden. Don't like their smell though.
Close up...look at the leathery leaves. I think they 'll take a little drought.
See this same flower head two months earlier in an image uploaded in Feb.
April 2004 - volunteers
North side of house - 2nd summer
Foliage. Planted on mass under tree canopy.
picture made by John Benoot/Belgium Jan. 2005
New Spring growth
Alnwick Garden, Northumberland January 24, 2008
VanDusen Botanical Garden - Vancouver, B.C. Canada - purple tinged bloom form
VanDusen Botanical Garden - Vancouver, B.C. Canada
Alnwick Garden April 20 2008
UBC Botanical Garden
March 2014 flowering in my garden...
March 2014..Helleborus argutfolius in front, Euphorbia characias wulfenii at the back...spring has sprung.
Jardín Botánico/Paseo del Prado. Photo courtesy of Karl Gercens. Copyright Karl Gercens. Conservatory Horticulturist at Longwood Gardens. http://www.karlgercens.com