Helleborus Picotee

Helleborus Ice 'n' Roses Picotee


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Picotee is a beautiful orientalis hybrid variety of hellebore, producing saucer-shaped, slightly frilly blooms from late winter, The pendant double cream flowers have a pink tinge, darker on the edges, and purple veining, and are held on strong stems above dark-green, divided, leathery, 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, hellebores are in flower 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