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Hellebore HGC® Winter Ballet Liva
(Hellebore)

£18.00 £14.40

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

Helleborus HGC® Liva: Winter’s undercover flirt, making snowflakes blush. Blooms so charming, even frost has a crush. It’s the garden’s own romantic, spreading love in chilly style!

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Description

Unveil the captivating Helleborus HGC® Liva, a botanical marvel that defies Winter's grip with its delicate yet enchanting allure. This powerful perennial emerges as a beacon of elegance, gracing gardens with its beauty long before Spring's arrival.  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). Nestled amidst evergreen foliage, the HGC® Liva showcases petals in soft, enchanting shades that range from creamy white to blush pink. Its audacious bloom amidst Winter's chill adds a touch of sophistication to the festive season, embodying the idea that beauty knows no hibernation. Adapting to a variety of garden designs the HGC® Liva is an attractive choice for both seasoned gardeners and newcomers especially considering its minimal maintenance requirements. Furthermore, the HGC® Liva beckons pollinators, infusing life into outdoor spaces during the quieter months. Whether you're an avid horticulturist or someone who cherishes the simple joys of nature, this cultivar stands as a testament to the resilience and enduring blooms that can be cherished through the colder months. Elevate your outdoor space with its delicate blooms, and let the creamy white and blush pink hues remind you that even in the embrace of Winter, nature continues to paint moments of loveliness.

Planting Conditions

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

Watering & Feeding

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

General Care

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