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Helleborus x 'Anna's Red' (Rodney Davey Marbled Group)

A newly bred hellebore in the richest crimson which flowers for the whole of spring and cuts brilliantly. Just sear stem ends in boiling water for 15 seconds. Unusually, for a hellebore this colour, that treatment works really well.
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1 x 2 litre pot

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Details:

Type
Perennial
Position
Border (Middle)
Soil
Neutral - Alkaline
Flowers
January - April
Height
30cm (12in)
Group/Species
Hybrid (Rodney Davey Marbled Group)
Common name
Snow Roses
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Size
1 x 2 litre pot
Aspect
Shade
Spread
45cm (18in)
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 newly bred hellebore in the richest crimson which flowers for the whole of spring and cuts brilliantly. Just sear stem ends in boiling water for 15 seconds. Unusually, for a hellebore this colour, that treatment works really well.

Care Tips

Plant in moist but well-drained soil in partial shade. The leaves on this evergreen variety are a worthwhile feature, don’t remove them as you would with other Hellebores