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Helleborus hybrida Nigra

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Helleborus hybrida Nigra Winter Rose, Lentern Rose, Hellebore,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
TBA Clumping, Upright

Long lived Winter flowering perennial that will grow to approximately 30cm tall by 45cm in width. Loved for their large showy single white flowers and handsome glossy divided dark-green leaves. Their foliage is evergreen and the main flowering period is from June to September. Ideal for under and around deciduous trees and shrubs.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Semi Shade, Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Formal Garden, Mass Planting, Shady Garden, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Prefers a semi-shaded to full sun position. Best in well-drained fertile garden soil that has had organic matter added. Remove old foliage and fertilise in Autumn. Mulch in Spring. Spent flowers can be removed prior to seed dropping in mid-Spring if you don't want lots of seedlings popping up the following Winter. Caution - harmful if eaten / skin irritant.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Ranunculaceae Europe

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: TBA
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: High
Wind: Medium / Moderate