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Helleborus orientalis


Helleborus orientalis

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Delightful winter flowering perennial. Mostly dormant in summer, bold leathery leaves on stalks emerge in winter. Late winter large saucer-shaped bell-like burgundy flowers appear on tall stems. Hardy. Prefers some shade, tolerate dry conditions.

 
Genus
Helleborus
Species   orientalis
Cultivar  

Common name
Winter rose

Family name
Ranunculaeae
Place of origin
Europe


DETAILS
Height
50 cm
Width
50 cm
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Semi-deciduous

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types

Moisture
Must be well drained / Tolerates dry soils

Exposure
Frost hardy / Prefers a semi-shaded site

Flowering perennial / Plants for dry shade

Perennials

Category
Small, height up to 0.6 metres.
Availability
All our current stock has been dispatched out to retailers. If they have none left for you, we are growing another crop to supply as soon as possible.
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