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Helleborus 'Silver Dollar' (Hellebore 'Silver Dollar')

Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
0.6m
Max height
Ultimate spread
0.6m
Max spread
Time to maturity
2-5 years
To maturity
Toxic - Ingestion may cause severe discomfort; skin irritant.
Low
Toxicity

Botanical name: Helleborus 'Silver Dollar'

Other names: Hellebore 'Silver Dollar', Lenten rose 'Silver Dollar', Helleborus x sternii 'Silver Dollar', Hellebore niger 'Silver Dollar', Christmas rose 'Silver Dollar'

Genus: Helleborus

Variety or Cultivar: 'Silver Dollar' _ 'Silver Dollar' is a clump-forming, evergreen perennial with leathery, divided, toothed, silver-sheened, blue-green leaves and, from late winter into spring, outward-facing, saucer-shaped flowers, pink-flushed outside, yellow-green to greenish-white within.


Helleborus 'Silver Dollar' is: Evergreen

Flower: Yellow-green, Pale-green, Flushed pink in Spring; Flushed pink, Yellow-green, Pale-green in Winter

Foliage: Silvery-grey, Blue-green in All seasons

Habit: Clump-forming, Upright

Toxicity: Ingestion may cause severe discomfort; skin irritant.

Watch out for

Specific diseases: Black death of hellebores

General care

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Helleborus 'Silver Dollar' (Hellebore 'Silver Dollar') will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.

Cultivation: Prefers heavy, neutral to alkaline soil in partial shade. Avoid excessively dry or wet conditions. Shelter from strong, cold winds and mulch annually in autumn.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Moisture-retentive

Soil pH: Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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