Helleborus Christmas Carol, 20cm Tall, 1L Pot
Helleborus ‘Christmas Carol’
Plant Fact File:
- Height: 20 cm
- Pot Size: 1 liter
- Season of Interest: Late winter to early spring
- Foliage Type: Evergreen
- Flower Color: White to pink
- Fragrant: Yes
- Growth Rate: Moderate
- Hardiness: Hardy
- Aspect: Partial to full shade
- Soil pH: Neutral to slightly alkaline
- Soil Type: Well-draining, fertile soil
Helleborus ‘Christmas Carol’ is a charming and winter-flowering perennial known for its elegant, nodding blooms that appear in late winter to early spring. With a height of 20 cm and potted in a 1-liter container, it is a compact and versatile plant suitable for various garden settings.
- Flowers: ‘Christmas Carol’ produces white to pink flowers with a prominent central boss of stamens. The flowers often emerge in late winter, bringing a delightful touch of color to the garden during the colder months.
- Foliage: The evergreen foliage of ‘Christmas Carol’ is deeply lobed and provides interest throughout the year. The leaves are typically dark green and contribute to the plant’s attractiveness even when not in bloom.
- Fragrance: Hellebores are not only prized for their winter bloom but also for their subtle fragrance, which can add a pleasant scent to the garden.
- Growth: This variety exhibits a moderate growth rate, forming a compact clump over time. It is generally hardy and can thrive in a variety of garden conditions.
- Aspect and Soil: Hellebores prefer partial to full shade and well-draining, fertile soil. They are adaptable to various soil types but generally appreciate a neutral to slightly alkaline pH.
Helleborus ‘Christmas Carol’ in a 1-liter pot at 20 cm tall offers gardeners a well-established and compact plant that can be used in borders, woodland gardens, or even in containers. Its ability to bloom during the winter months makes it a valuable addition to the garden, bringing early-season interest and contributing to the overall beauty of the landscape.