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Helleborus x hybridus 'Early Purple Group'

Hellebore

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Key information

Plant type

Hardy perennial

Flower colour

Purple

Feature

Flowers

Helleborus x hybridus ‘Early Purple Group’

Plant details

A winter-flowering staple in the cottage garden, hellebores produce large clusters of saucer-shaped flowers with white, pink, green, mauve or smoky purple flowers. The large leathery, evergreen leaves persist throughout the year but should be cut back in the spring when flowers and new foliage emerge. Plants hybridise and self-seed freely.

‘Early Purple Group’ has red-tinged foliage and bears large, cup-shaped, nodding, plum-purple flowers with contrasting yellow stamens.

Family: Ranunculaceae

Genus: Helleborus

Cultivar: Early Purple Group

Plant type: Hardy perennial

Flower colour: Purple

Foliage colour: Dark green

Feature: Flowers

Sun exposure: Partial shade

Height: 30cm

Spread: 30cm

Flowering period: January to April


Reader reviews

Cangrandmafixiit

I have this hellebore growing under a large pine tree it lasts for ages plus the changes of colour as in all Hellenistic just adds to the attractiveness.


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