Hellebore Double Ellen Pink (Helleborus Double Ellen Pink) Hellebores are evergreen flowering perennials that belong to the buttercup family (Ranunculaceae). The common name, Christmas Rose, hints at their most striking feature: beautiful blossoms in the full mid-winter season. The flowering season of Hellebores is also exceptionally long, so the flowers remain on the plant for up to ten or twelve weeks, well into early spring.
The Double Ellen varieties which originated in the Netherlands, such as this stunning Hellebore Double Ellen Pink have long elegant stems that make them perfect for cut flowers. The eye-catching blossoms feature two rows of slightly frilled petals. Helleborus Double Ellen Pink features large double flowers in a lovely pale pink shade which will add colour to the winter landscape. In addition to this variety, we also stock Double Ellen Hellebores in white, pink spotted, red and purple.
Height and Spread of Hellebore Double Ellen Pink Compact and with a clump-forming habit, the elegant Helleborus Double Ellen Pink will grow to be up to 35 centimetres tall and wide in a period of 2 to 5 years.
How Hardy is Hellebore Double Ellen Pink Hellebores are unusually tough and tolerant, and Helleborus Double Ellen Pink is no different, This evergreen flowering perennial is fully hardy in the United Kingdom and is considered pest and disease-free, as well as resistant to deer.
How To Use Hellebore Double Ellen Pink This lovely winter-flowering perennial will brighten up shadier corners of the garden, underplanting large shrubs or trees, or for growing in containers to add interest to a patio or a balcony. Plant en masse for a marvellous floral display, or on its own in a sheltered spot. The long flowering season and the lovely blooms will make it a welcome addition to any landscape! The flowers are highly appealing to pollinators, so this is a fantastic plant to encourage winter pollinators to visit your green oasis in search of sustenance in cold weather.
How To Care For Hellebore Double Ellen Pink Easy to grow and to care for, Helleborus Double Ellen Pink does not need much to thrive. These plants are resilient and hardy and will do best in partial shade. As for the soil, Hellebores will grow virtually in any soil but prefer having compost or humus-rich soils that are moist but well-drained.