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HELLEBORUS orientalis

Commonly known as Lenten rose

Ranges from white to pink and purple flowers with crimson spots
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Overwintering, leathery, deep green basal leaves to 40cm (16in) long, each with 7-9 lance-shaped leaflets.
  • Height
    45cm (18in)
  • Spread
    45cm (18in)
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
    Flowers appear on branched stems and are pendent or almost outward-facing, 5-7cm (2-3in) across.
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Partial shade
    Or dappled shade

HELLEBORUS orientalis

 
Available again from June 2024 -
£13.50 each 
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ for £12 each
Delivery Information Available again from June 2024
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Ideal position is under deciduous trees where flowers can bloom unshaded and plant is then sheltered from sun throughout the year. Attractive to insects.
    Pests & Diseases
    Snails, aphids, leaf spot, black rot.
    Place of origin
    Greece, Turkey, Caucasus.
  • Flower Shape
    Saucer-shaped
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Border
    Suits a mixed or shrub border
    Cottage garden
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Humus-rich.
    Neutral to alkaline soil
    Will tolerate heavy soil.
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
    People and pets, i.e. cats, dogs, rabbits, rodents
    Skin irritant
    People and pets, i.e. cats, dogs, rabbits, rodents
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
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45cm (18in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  45cm (18in)
 

Buy Varieties of HELLEBORUS orientalis

HELLEBORUS orientalis 'Blue Lady'

HELLEBORUS orientalis 'Blue Lady'

Lenten rose

blue or dark purple flowers

 
MULTIBUY Any 3+ for £12 each
£13.50 each 
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Available late spring to early summer 2024 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
HELLEBORUS orientalis 'Pink Lady'

HELLEBORUS orientalis 'Pink Lady'

Lenten rose

pinkish flowers

 
MULTIBUY Any 3+ for £12 each
£13.50 each 
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Available late spring to early summer 2024 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
HELLEBORUS orientalis 'Red Lady'

HELLEBORUS orientalis 'Red Lady'

Lenten rose

round, mainly upright red flowers

 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
MULTIBUY Any 3+ for £12 each
£13.50 each 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
HELLEBORUS orientalis 'White Lady'

HELLEBORUS orientalis 'White Lady'

Lenten rose

pure white, unspotted

 
MULTIBUY Any 3+ for £12 each
£13.50 each 
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Available late spring to early summer 2024 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
HELLEBORUS orientalis 'Yellow Lady'

HELLEBORUS orientalis 'Yellow Lady'

Lenten rose

upright yellow flowers with red spotting inside the petals

 
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MULTIBUY Any 3+ for £12 each
£13.50 each 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

Useful extras...

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Grow Your Own
AFTER PLANT GROW YOUR OWN seaweed is ready to use liquid concentrate that was specially formulated be used on all edible plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Tomatoes
AFTER PLANT TOMATO FEED Liquid Concentrate with Bio stimulant is a high potash liquid concentrate containing seaweed extract, plant derived amino acids and other nutrients specifically formulated to benefit tomatoes and greenhouse plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
3 options from £3.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
Only £7.50

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Only £7.50

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