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

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

Helleborus HGC® Ice N Roses® Red: Winter’s hotshot, showing off its fiery purple-red blooms while snowflakes are left blushing. A botanical blaze that turns the chill into a sizzling affair!

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RHS Plants For Pollinators
RHS Garden Merit Award

Description

Helleborus HGC® Ice N Roses®  Red is a powerful perennial that effortlessly enhances shaded gardens as a beacon of warmth throughout the colder months. A distinguished member of the Helleborus Gold Collection®, this variety boasts striking outward-facing flowers with velvety petals in a striking red hue. These remarkable blooms defy Winter's chill, emerging early to infuse the landscape with some appealing Winter enchantment and cast a vibrant spell amidst the frost. 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. Its minimal maintenance requirements make it a delight for both seasoned gardeners and newcomers. Beyond its visual charm, Ice N Roses® Red stands resilient with vibrant evergreen foliage that endures year-round. Adapting seamlessly to partial shade or full sunlight, 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. Furthermore, the Ice N Roses® Red beckons pollinators, infusing life into the garden during quieter months. Regardless of your gardening experience you are able to elevate your garden space with its passionate blooms, and let the red hues serve as a reminder that even amidst winter's chill, nature's brilliance blazes on.

Planting Conditions

Hellebore HGC® Ice N’ Roses® 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® Red with the right conditions, and let this Winter beauty work its magic.

Watering & Feeding

Hellebore HGC® Ice N’ Roses® 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® Red continues to reign supreme in your garden.

General Care

Hellebore HGC® Ice N’ Roses® 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® Red will reward you with enchanting beauty year after year.