Helleborus Picotee

Helleborus Picotee


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Helleborus Picotee is a beautiful variety of the Christmas Rose, producing saucer-shaped, slightly frilly blooms from late winter right through to March. The exquisitely marked flowers with superb eyes are pendant on strong stems above distinctive semi-evergreen foliage.

Perfect for adding colour to a woodland area, especially as they are resistant to deer and rabbits, or for adding early interest to the front of a mixed border, these long-flowering  hellebores bloom at a time of the year when little else is. They also provide a valuable source of nectar to foraging insects, especially bees, when little else is in flower. With a compact, upright, clump-forming habit, the Picotee Harvington hellebore provides good ground cover too.

Pot Size: 4.5L

Common Name: Christmas Rose, Lenten Rose
Hardiness: Fully hardy
Height and Spread: 35cm x 35cm
Preferred Soil Type: Well-drained soil; lime tolerant
Aspect: Full or partial shade
Position: Sheltered
Flowering Period: February – April
Care: Remove old faded flower stems after flowering