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  • Flowering Time
    • January
    • February
    • March
    • December
  • Planting Time
    • September
    • October
    • November
  • Growing
    • Needs Winter Protection
    • Suitable for Shade
    • Perennial
  • RHS Recommended
    • Plants for Pollinators
  • Flowering Height
    • 40 cm
  • Bulb Size
    • 9 cm pots
  • Colour
    • Whites & Creams
    • Purples & Mauves

Helleborus Lividus

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Helleborus ‘Lividus’ bears heavily laden clusters of elegant, cup-shaped blooms with cream-green petals suffused by dusky pink. The evergreen foliage is equally attractive, with blue-green, serrated leaves overlaid by an elaborate web of silver veining. Thriving on slightly alkaline soils, this variety will benefit from some frost protection. Blooming from December to March, Hellebores provide an invaluable source of nectar to early-flying pollinators and are recognised by the RHS in their ‘Plants for Pollinators’ scheme. Watch with delight as bees giddily flit amongst the blooms on a sunny February day, before the rest of the garden has awoken.

Care Guide

For flourishing Helleborus, choose a shaded area with well-composted, rich soil.

Plant between October and March with the crown just under the surface of the soil, spacing plants 30cm apart.  Water in well and add a layer of leaf mould or compost around your plants.

Magical winter Hellebores produce elegant, cup-shaped blooms between December and March.

An annual mulch will feed Hellebores sufficiently for the season.  At the same time, it is wise to remove the foliage from plants to reduce the chance of disease and ensure the enchanting blooms are seen and appreciated.

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