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 3 litre plant 511123-3L £23.95 Delivery late February
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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.

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

Genus Helleborus
Variety Merlin
Type Evergreen Perennial, Hardy Perennial
Common Name Hellebore
Border Position Front, Middle
Soil Type Acid, Chalky, Fertile, Neutral
Scent unscented
Site Part Shade, Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 40cm (16in)
Spacing 45cm (18in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant in moist but well-drained soil in partial shade. Sprinkle mycorrhizal fungi (Rootgrow) into the base of the planting hole.
Care Tips Remove old leaves to make flowers more visible in spring. Will self seed gently. May irritate skin, wear gloves when handling.
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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