Plant of the week

Hellebore

Hellebore

Look out for these flowering in the borders at Saxons Rest.

Quick facts

  • Great for winter interest.
  • A source of food for pollinating insects in the spring.
  • Flowers from late winter to spring.
  • Many are evergreen and some have attractive silver marbled leaves.
  • Plant from autumn to spring in moist, but free draining soil.
  • Most are hardy and happy in light shade.
  • Remove damaged or disease leaves in autumn/winter.
  • Divide in autumn. Propagate species by seed.

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