HELLEBORUS NIGER

characteristics

FOLIAGE | HABIT | FLOWER

THIS IS A SEMI-EVERGREEN PLANT THAT FORMS CLUMPS. IT PRODUCES PINK FLOWERS FROM WINTER TILL SPRING.

ASPECT | SOIL | PH

THIS PLANT LIKES A NORTH/EAST/WEST/SOUTH FACING GARDEN. IT LIKES A SHELTERED POSITION IN A CHALK, CLAY, LOAM SOIL

HEIGHT | SPREAD | GROWING TIME

THE PLANT TAKES ROUGHLY 2-5 YEARS TO GAIN FULL HEIGHT AND SPREAD. HEIGHT 10-50 CM. SPREAD 10-50 CM.

PRUNE | PESTS | DISEASE

NO PRUNING IS REQUIRED BUT DEAD HEADING IS ESSENTUAL. CAN SUFFER FROM HELLEBORE APHID, SLUGS AND SNAILS. GENERALLY DISEASE FREE APART FROM HELLEBORE LEAF SPOT.

SUGGESTED PLANTING LOCATIONS AND GARDEN TYPES

INFORMAL AND GOTTAGE GARDENS, AS A WINTER INTEREST PLANT.

COMMON NAME

Christmas rose
Bear’s foot

sun rain
Part Shade Moist but well drained
cold info
H7 (< -20) Toxic to pets

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