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Helleborus niger 'Little Star'

A small, early flowering form of the wonderful Christmas rose (Helleborus niger), which I love for picking all through winter and often use to decorate our Christmas table.
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1 x 9cm pot

3 x 9cm pots

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Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Perennial
Position
Container Garden
Soil
Neutral - Alkaline
Flowers
December - February
Height
30cm (12in)
Group/Species
niger
Common name
Christmas Rose
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Aspect
Shade
Spread
30cm (12in)
Cultivation
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.

Description

A small, early flowering form of the wonderful Christmas rose (Helleborus niger), which I love for picking all through winter and often use to decorate our Christmas table. With this petite form, it makes a brilliant winter houseplant. Once it’s finished flowering, you can plant it out.

  • Pot not included. To buy a helelbore ready-potted in a terracotta pot, click here

Care Tips

Plant in moist but well-drained soil in partial shade, incorporating plenty of organic matter into the planting area. Mulch annually in the autumn. Remove faded foliage as the flowers appear.