What do you think of Hellebore and where to plant?
I was looking at Hellebore as a possibility in my inlaw's garden in zone 5a. The soil is alkaline and can get a bit dry.
What do you think of the plant and its foilage? How difficult are they to grow (not from seed, but from a plant or plug).
Where would you place it for maximum effect. They bloom early in spring so I was wondering how to maximize its dramatic effect? Since it doesn't like to be moved, finding the right spot is important. Since the leaves are sharp, I imagine you don't want it some place where you may bushed against it (unless you have pesky kids that like to cut through your yard). Once the blooms are gone, what companion plant do you place nearby so that it still looks ok for the rest of the year?