Helleborus are one of the most popular winter flowering bloom and are nicknamed the 'Christmas' or 'Lenten' Rose as flowers can often be seen flourishing on Christmas Day, lifting the gloomiest of spaces. This attractive Hellebore ‘Double Ellen Red’ add colour to the border or containers in late winter to early spring, making it a fantastic choice for winter gardens! It will attract early pollinators as it has large, double, dark purple flowers. The flowers appear from February to April above the deep green leaves. They make attractive ground cover plants for areas of shade under deciduous trees and shrubs. This perennial dies back to below ground level each year in autumn, then fresh new growth appears again in spring.
- Partial shade
- Fertile free draining soil
- Average rate of growth
- Flowers February to April
- Flower colour: red/purple and are speckled