Helleborus Orientalis Double Queen

 

A clump-forming, evergreen or semi-evergreen perennial. Large nodding, ruffled blooms with speckled petals This really beautiful winter-flowering plant begins blooming in mid-winter as temperatures plummet and brings a welcome splash of colour to the garden at its most barren time of year. Mounds of glossy, dark greeen, evergreen foliage. Makes excellent cut flowers and flowers can be dried too.

 

 

Prefers heavy, neutral to alkaline soil in partial shade. Will tolerate full sun and most soil conditions. Avoid excessively dry or wet conditions. Shelter from strong, cold winds

 

General Herbaceous & Perennial Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding some planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.