Helleborus x ballardiae 'Merlin'

My-oh-my this hellebore is incredible. It has beautiful dark, slate grey-green leaves and then smoky pink flowers which gradually darken to crimson. More
1 x 1.5 litre pot 200641-1.5L £22.95

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This hellebore is incredible with beautiful dark, slate grey-green leaves and smoky pink flowers which gradually darken to crimson.

With stem ends seared for 10 seconds it makes the BEST winter and spring cut flower too.

Genus Helleborus
Group/Species x ballardiae
Variety Merlin (PBR)
Type Perennial
Common Name Hellebore
Border Position Border (Middle)
Soil Type Neutral - Alkaline
Scent Unscented
Site Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 45cm (18in)
Spacing 60cm (24in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant in moist but well-drained soil in partial shade, incorporating plenty of organic matter into the planting area. Sprinkle mycorrhizal fungi (Rootgrow) into the base of the planting hole.
Care Tips The leaves on this evergreen variety are a worthwhile feature, don’t remove them as you would with other Hellebores
Flowering February - May
Vase Life Sear the stem ends in boiling water for 10 seconds.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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Helleborus x ballardiae 'Merlin' reviews

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Reviewed 21st April 2020 by Sharon

healthy plant repotted and is thriving

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Reviewed 19th February 2020 by June

Highly delighted with my purchase, a beautiful healthy plant.

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Reviewed 17th February 2020 by Loraine

Pictures in catalogue match the real plant. Order arrives quickly and is delivered at the month appropriate for the plant.

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Reviewed 22nd January 2020 by Dorothy

Excellently Packaged and delivered, beautiful, as described and illustrated in your catalogue.

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Reviewed 22nd January 2020 by Dorothy

Excellently Packaged and delivered, beautiful, as described and illustrated in your catalogue.

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Sue

Excellent service as always, a beautiful plant which has generated quite a few positive comments