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Hellebore HGC® Ice N’ Roses® Early Red
(Hellebore)

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Great for wildlife
January - February
September - December
45cm x 45cm
Partial Shade, Sun
Fully Hardy

Hellebore HGC® Ice N’ Roses® Early Red: The plant that decided Winter’s not its style, so it rocks vibrant red blooms while the snow’s still figuring out its flakes! Winter’s rebel, indeed!

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RHS Plants For Pollinators
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Description

Helleborus HGC® Ice N Roses® Early Red is a botanical gem that effortlessly enhances shaded gardens. A distinguished member of the Helleborus Gold Collection®, this variety features striking outward-facing flowers with a rich and vibrant purple-pink. These remarkable blooms defy Winter's chill, emerging early to infuse the landscape with some appealing Winter enchantment. Ice N’ Roses® combine the early flowers of Christmas Roses (Helleborus niger) with the multiple colours of Lenten Roses and the robust nature of Snow Roses. Hellebores come in a vast diversity of flower colours, boasting upright, showy flowers and strong stems. Despite their fantastic looks through Winter, these perennials are quite low maintenance once established, and have a very long and late flowering period. Beyond its visual charm, Ice N Roses® Early Red stands resilient with vibrant evergreen foliage that endures year-round. Thriving in partial to full shade, it finds its place in shaded beds, along pathways, and nestled in woodland corners, adding its unique charm to these tranquil garden spaces. This Helleborus variety fantastically suits a multitude of garden designs, such as; Mediterranean Gardens,  Cottage Gardens, Woodland Gardens, Mixed Perennial borders, and containers offering a captivating presence in many of your garden spaces. Elevate your outdoor area with the timeless elegance of Helleborus HGC® Ice N Roses® Early Red – a botanical masterpiece that promises to captivate as a cherished focal point and admired for years to come. With its captivating beauty and adaptability to shade, it brings a touch of Winter wonder to gardens seeking a splash of rich colour and enduring allure.

Planting Conditions

Hellebore HGC® Ice N’ Roses® Early Red thrives in partial to full shade, making it a perfect choice for those shadier spots in your garden. Ensure the planting area has well-draining soil rich in organic matter. Space the plants around 18 to 24 inches apart to give them room to flourish. With its preference for cooler temperatures, this plant is well-suited for woodland gardens or as a border plant. Once established, it's remarkably low-maintenance, making it an excellent addition to gardens of varying sizes. Prepare your Hellebore HGC® Ice N’ Roses® Early Red with the right conditions, and let this Winter beauty work its magic.

Watering & Feeding

Hellebore HGC® Ice N’ Roses® Early Red prefers consistent soil moisture, especially during its growing period. Water deeply when the top inch of soil feels dry, but avoid waterlogging. Mulching helps retain moisture. Feeding is simple – apply a balanced, slow-release fertiliser in early Spring as new growth emerges. Avoid excessive fertilisation, as it can lead to leggy growth. This resilient plant doesn't demand constant attention; its low-maintenance nature allows you to enjoy its enchanting beauty without fuss. Just remember, a bit of watering and feeding care will ensure Hellebore HGC® Ice N’ Roses® Early Red continues to reign supreme in your garden.

General Care

Hellebore HGC® Ice N’ Roses® Early Red is a low-maintenance gem that shines in your garden. Plant it in well-drained soil with partial to full shade. Water consistently, especially during dry spells, while avoiding waterlogged conditions. Apply a balanced slow-release fertiliser in early Spring to nourish its growth. Deadhead spent flowers for continued blooming and prune any damaged leaves. This hellebore variety is deer-resistant and generally free from serious pests or diseases. Celebrate its Winter blooms by cleaning up old leaves in late Winter to make way for new growth. With minimal effort, Hellebore HGC® Ice N’ Roses® Early Red will reward you with enchanting beauty year after year.