Hellebore is a perennial evergreen herb with 5 petals, 5 sepals, many stamens and nectaries. Sepals persist after anthesis and can last for several months on the plant. About 30 cm high. Hellebore also has white, green, purple, black and purple colors, and many have spots and stripes; The flower shape has single, semi double and double petals; Flowers are erect and drooping.
Hellebore likes a warm, humid and semi cloudy environment. It is cold resistant and avoid dry and cold. It grows best in loose, fertile and well drained sandy soil. Hellebore is native to Western China, and many varieties are native to southern and central Europe. It is distributed from western Britain, Spain and Portugal to the eastern part of the northern coast of the Mediterranean, Central Europe and Romania, Ukraine, the northern coast of Turkey to the Caucasus, mostly concentrated in the Balkans.