Hellebore 'Ashwood Garden Hybrids'
Helleborus x hybridus (Ashwood Garden Hybrids Group)
Also known as
Lentern Rose 'Ashwood Garden Hybrids'
2 years to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
Hellebore 'Ashwood Garden Hybrids' Overview
These hybrids are a group of clump forming evergreen perennials that have dark green glossy lobed leaves. In late winter they produce upright outward facing saucer shaped flowers in a wide range of colours from white through to black with some mottled with maroon or streaked with red. This plant is ideal for heavy clay areas in partially shaded locations. Though these are easiest to propagate by seed, they do not always come true and can take two years to flower.
Common problems with Hellebore 'Ashwood Garden Hybrids'
Hellebores can also suffer from black rot and from black death which appears as black streaking and mottling between leaf veins, or black marks in a ringspot pattern down the leaf stalks.
How to harvest Hellebore 'Ashwood Garden Hybrids'
Generally not harvested, flowers can be taken for floral arrangements.
How to propagate Hellebore 'Ashwood Garden Hybrids'
Sow into pots on a cold frame as soon as the seeds are ripe.
Divide after flowering in early spring or late summer.