HELLEBORUS x sternii

Commonly known as Hellebore

Creamy green flowers tinted pink, leaves with pinkish purple stalks and main veins
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Leaves, 10-28cm (4-11in) long, are usually mottled
  • Green
    Creamy green
  • Height
    30-35cm (12-14in)
  • Spread
    30cm (12in)
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
    Clump-forming hybrid perennial with overwintering leafy biennial stems
  • Hardy - average winter
    Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
    Borderline
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
    Or dappled shade

HELLEBORUS x sternii

 
Available again from summer 2024 - Could be any time, June through to end August. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
£13.50 each 
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ for £12 each
Delivery Information Available again from summer 2024
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Hybrid perennial which sometimes resembles one parent more than the other. Wildlife plant - nectar and pollen for insects.
    Pests & Diseases
    Snails, aphids, leaf spot, black rot.
    Place of origin
    Hybrid between H. argutifolius and H. lividus. Garden origin. UK. Sir Frederick Stern, (1884-1967), Horticulturist, Highdown Garden, West Sussex.
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Border
    Suits a mixed or shrub border
    Cottage garden
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
    Borderline
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Humus-rich.
    Neutral to alkaline 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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30-35cm (12-14in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  30cm (12in)
 

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.
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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

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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

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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

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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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