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  • hellebore Double Ellen White Spotted
  • Eventual height: 0.35m
  • Eventual spread: 0.35m

Helleborus × hybridus 'Double Ellen White Spotted'

hellebore Double Ellen White Spotted

£9.99 £3.99
Pot size 9cm pot
9cm pot
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  • Position: partial shade
  • Soil: heavy, neutral to alkaline soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: February to April
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Pure white, somewhat ruffled petals, which are heavily freckled with deep maroon towards their base and take on a pinkish tinge as they mature, and form large, nodding or outward-facing blooms that are carried on stout, upright stems. Ideal for adding light to a partially shaded border.

  • Garden care: Add lots of well-rotted leaf mould or organic matter to the planting hole. Cut the old leaves back down to the ground in January or February as this will show off the new emerging flowers to best effect. It will also help to get rid of foliar diseases such as Hellebore leaf spot. 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. Cut off the seed heads to prevent inferior seedlings colonising.

  • Harmful if eaten/skin irritant
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