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Helleborus (Hellebore) Collection


RARE AND USUALLY EXPENSIVE, Helleborus have large, cup-shaped blooms which defy nature by surviving the cold and give a dainty appearance. In medieval times they were said to be good for breaking bad spells and curses so were often planted next to the front door. Prefer dappled shade with well-drained soil. Evergreen, deer and rabbit resistant. Height and spread 35cm (14"). Fully hardy perennials. 

This collection comprises of;
Ellen Purple
Ellen Pink Spotted
Ellen Green
Ellen Red
Ellen White Spotted
Ellen Pink
Flower Colour
Green, Pink, Purple, Red, White

Type of garden
Container Gardening, Cottage Garden, Prairie Style planting, Small Gardens, Woodland Garden

Hardiness
Fully hardy perennial

Category
Perennials

Other
Bees and Butterflies, Dappled/Full Shade Loving, Foliage/Stem/Fruit Interest, Moist Soil, Pest Resistant, Suitable for Container

Flowering Time
Long Flowering, Winter & Spring

Aspect
Full or Part Shade

Spread
35cm (14")

Height
35-45cm (14-18)

Helleborus

Soil

Moist, well drained

Position

Partial shade

Cutting

Yes

Flowering

Late winter to early spring

Additional Information

Apply mulch in July and December when flowers are forming to give the plants a boost in nutrients. Strong sunlight all day may discourage the plants from flowering. All parts may cause stomach upset if ingested. Contact with sap may cause skin allergies. Deer resistant. Propagate by division after flowering. Fully hardy perennial.

Delivery Date: 30 Oct 2018 (+/- 14days)
Plant Hardiness

How hardy are our plants?

All our plants have a guideline temperature for how well they will tolerate winter cold.

Fully hardy perennials will withstand temperatures down to -15 °C (5°F) and often lower.
Hardy perennials are happy down to at least -5°C (23°F)
Half hardy perennials can withstand down to around 0°C (32°F)
And Tender perennials may be damaged by temperatures below 5°C (41°F)

Please remember that temperatures can vary significantly within quite a small area, and hardiness can be affected by soil, position and other factors.
If in doubt please give us a call.


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"Thank you ladies for your beautiful plants.
Praise also, for the Bulrush Compost, of which I have purchased 8 bags during the past six months. It is superb and my garden has flourished.
Bless you,
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