Helleborus x ericsmithii Gold Collection Shooting Star

Helleborus x ericsmithii Gold Collection Shooting Star

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One of a new strain of Gold Collection evergreen hellebores, this sturdy hybrid forms a low mound of large, leathery, evergreen, green leaves. This gorgeous hellebore produces mounds of large, outward-facing single creamy-white flowers, with a slight burgundy blush and greenish tinge, appear on strong red stems from late autumn to early spring. Both the flowers and the rich green leaves last well and are popular in cut flower arrangements.
 
A useful low growing perennial for ground cover. Ideal planted with other dappled-shade loving plants like ferns, tiarellas, alchemillas and hostas. Hellebores also provide a valuable source of nectar to foraging insects, especially bees, when little else is in flower.
 
Common Name: Christmas Rose, Lenten Rose
 
Pot Size: 4.5L
 
Hardiness: Fully hardy
 
Height and Spread: 30cm x 30cm
 
Preferred Soil Type: Well-drained but moist, humus rich, fertile soil; lime tolerant
 
Aspect: Full shade / Partial shade
 
Flowering Period: February – March
 
Care: Deadhead after flowering