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Hellebore HGC® Liah
(Hellebore)

£18.00

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

Helleborus HGC® Liah: Winter’s undercover artist, painting petals amid snowflakes. Blooms so chic, even snowmen ask for style tips. It’s the garden’s very own fashionista, defying frost with flair!

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Description

Helleborus HGC® Liah stands as a perennial delight renowned for its captivating blooms and enduring allure. Helleborus x lemperii Hellebores owe their beauty to the fact that they are crosses between the Lenten Roses (Helleborus x hybridus) and Christmas Roses (Helleborus niger). With a compact form, Liah showcases lush evergreen leaves that remain vibrant throughout the changing seasons. The true magic of Helleborus HGC® Liah lies in its enchanting flowers. Emerging from late Winter to early Spring, these exquisite blooms cast a spell over the garden. Petals, gracefully adorned with delicate veining, span a spectrum from soft pink to blushing white, creating a mesmerizing display against the tranquil Winter landscape. Liah's nodding blossoms serve as a coveted addition to shaded borders, woodland havens, and early Spring arrangements, bringing a touch of enchantment to the cooler months. In terms of placement, Helleborus HGC® Liah flourishes in partial to full shade, making it a perfect fit for shaded gardens, wooded landscapes, and even containers in sheltered settings. Its ability to thrive in lower light conditions distinguishes it among winter-blooming plants. Liah takes the spotlight as a focal point, elegantly complementing companion plants such as ferns, heucheras, and other shade-loving varieties. Its graceful presence and early-season flowering make it a captivating choice for infusing sophistication and allure into the quieter corners of your outdoor sanctuary.

Planting Conditions

Hellebore HGC® Liah 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® Liah with the right conditions, and let this Winter beauty work its magic.

Watering & Feeding

Hellebore HGC® Liah 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® Liah continues to reign supreme in your garden.

General Care

Hellebore HGC® Liah 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® Liah will reward you with enchanting beauty year after year.