hellebore seedlings

Unpredictable hellebore seedlings

Judith Adam

Hellebore blossoms are opening in my garden. Early bees are enthralled with the wide flowers. It can make for unpredictable hellebore seedlings.

The easiest way to add more hellebores to your garden is to let mature plants self-seed. (Photo by Brendan Adam-Zwelling)

Discovering hellebore seedlings in fall

Judith Adam

At the end of the growing season, in late fall, I clear away the leaves to discover healthy hellebore seedlings under the skirts of several plants.