Helleborus orientalis 'Pretty Ellen Red'

One of the best of the deep dark reds, which cuts well – unusual amongst the dark varieties. More
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Helleborus 'Pretty Ellen Red' is one of the best of the deep dark reds, which cuts well – unusual amongst the dark varieties.

Genus Helleborus
Group/Species orientalis
Variety Pretty Ellen Red
Type Perennial
Common Name Hellebore
Border Position Border (Middle)
Soil Type Neutral - Alkaline
Scent Unscented
Site Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 30cm (12in)
Spacing 45cm (18in)
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 Remove old leaves to make flowers more visible in spring. Will self seed gently.
Flowering February - April
Vase Life These are beautiful cut and used as a floating flower in a bowl of water. To get hellebores to last in water, incise one side of the stem from flower to the end of the stem, with the tip of a tiny paring knife.
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 orientalis 'Pretty Ellen Red' reviews

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Reviewed 5th August 2019 by Ruth

Like this one very much seem to have started a wee collection of hellebores

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Reviewed 1st August 2019 by Kathy

Same as above They all arrived in good condition and with good planting instructions.

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Reviewed 1st August 2019 by Joan

Very efficient service and plants looked good

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Hilary

This particular plant has not been so successful. I am not sure it will survive through to the winter.

Very nice

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Reviewed 27th May 2017 by Iulia Wright

Beautiful plant, healthy, unfussy and perfectly happy in full shade. The dark red flowers are a bit hard to see in the shade.