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Hellebore HGC® Liara
(Hellebore)

£18.00 £9.00

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

Helleborus HGC® Liara: Winter’s undercover charmer, flirting with snowflakes. Blooms so suave, even frost melts a little. It’s the garden’s heartthrob, turning chilly days into romantic escapades!

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Description

Helleborus HGC® Liara, a distinguished member of the Ranunculaceae family, stands as a perennial gem celebrated for its captivating blooms and versatile appeal. With a compact form, Liara showcases evergreen foliage that remains attractive throughout the year. 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). The true enchantment of Helleborus HGC® Liara lies in its exquisite flowers, gracing the garden from late Winter to early Spring. These blooms exhibit a delicate array of soft pastels and pristine whites, adorned with intricate veining that exudes an air of elegance. Yet, beyond their aesthetic allure, Liara's nodding blossoms hold yet another treasure – they make for stunning cut flowers, ideal for creating captivating arrangements that infuse the beauty of Winter into your indoor spaces. What sets Helleborus HGC® Liara apart is its prowess as a cut flower, rendering it a sought-after choice for floral enthusiasts. Its enduring blooms can be thoughtfully snipped and arranged into enchanting bouquets, serving as a tangible reminder of Winter's splendour within your home. The subtle hues and graceful form of Liara's flowers lend themselves perfectly to a variety of floral compositions, adding a timeless sophistication to your living spaces. With Helleborus HGC® Liara, embrace the art of crafting Winter bouquets that encapsulate the essence of the season's beauty. Whether adorning your dining table, gracing a mantle, or brightening up a room, Liara's cut flowers offer a lasting testament to the elegance of nature, even amid the tranquil embrace of Winter.

Planting Conditions

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

Watering & Feeding

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

General Care

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