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Christmas rose hellebore

Helleborus 'Verboom Beauty'

Christmas rose hellebore

Availability: in stock 9cm pot 20 flowers

Product description

This hellwbore is delivered in bud/flower and will have 8+ flower stems each flower stem generally has 3 flowers therefore a minimum 20+ flowers over several weeks

  • Position: partial shade
  • Soil: heavy, neutral to alkaline soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: November to January
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    This unique new hellebore is the first white-flowered form that has the potential to be in flower on Christmas day. If kept in a pot, it can be brought inside in November (to a bright spot well away from a radiator) and it should soon produce masses of buds that open over several weeks. After 4 - 5 weeks, it should be gradually acclimatised to outdoor temperatures and then planted out in the garden, where it may continue to flower intermittantly for another few weeks. This plant makes a great seasonal gift, but is equally useful for livening up a shady spot in the garden during the winter.

  • Garden care: Add lots of well-rotted leaf mould or organic matter to the planting hole. Apply a generous 5-7cm (2-3in) mulch of well-rotted organic matter around the base of the plant in autumn and provide a top-dressing of general fertiliser each spring.

  • Harmful if eaten/skin irritant