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Helleborus Snowdon strain (Hellebore Snowdon strain)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.3m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Helleborus Snowdon strain

Other names

Hellebore Snowdon strain

Genus

Helleborus Helleborus

Variety or Cultivar

Snowdon strain _ Snowdon strain plants of the genus are evergreen herbaceous perennials. They have mid-green leaves and from late autumn to early spring, bear cup-shaped flowers that may be cream or pink in shades ranging from pale to dark, sometimes speckled purple.


Helleborus Snowdon strain is: Semi evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming

Toxicity

Ingestion may cause severe discomfort; skin irritant.

Flower

Cream, Pink in Spring; Pink, Cream in Autumn; Pink, Cream in Winter

Foliage

Green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Slugs , Snails Aphids , Slugs , Snails

Black death of hellebores , Hellebore leaf spot Black death of hellebores , Hellebore leaf spot

General care

Pruning

Remove faded or damaged foliage as the flowers appear.

Propagation methods

Seed


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Where to grow

Helleborus Snowdon strain (Hellebore Snowdon strain) will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Low Maintenance, Underplanting, Woodland

Cultivation

This plant thrives in neutral to alkaline soils that are moist, fertile and humus-rich, which makes it suitable for heavy clay soils in partial shade. For best results provide shelter from strong, cold winds and mulch annually in autumn.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Shade

Aspect

North, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Helleborus Snowdon strain

Other names

Hellebore Snowdon strain

Genus

Helleborus Helleborus

Variety or Cultivar

Snowdon strain _ Snowdon strain plants of the genus are evergreen herbaceous perennials. They have mid-green leaves and from late autumn to early spring, bear cup-shaped flowers that may be cream or pink in shades ranging from pale to dark, sometimes speckled purple.

Foliage

Semi evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming

Toxicity

Ingestion may cause severe discomfort; skin irritant.


Colour

Flower

Cream, Pink in Spring; Pink, Cream in Autumn; Pink, Cream in Winter

Foliage

Green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Slugs , Snails

Specific diseases

Black death of hellebores , Hellebore leaf spot

General care

Pruning

Remove faded or damaged foliage as the flowers appear.

Propagation methods

Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Helleborus Snowdon strain (Hellebore Snowdon strain) will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Low Maintenance, Underplanting, Woodland

Cultivation

This plant thrives in neutral to alkaline soils that are moist, fertile and humus-rich, which makes it suitable for heavy clay soils in partial shade. For best results provide shelter from strong, cold winds and mulch annually in autumn.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Shade

Aspect

North, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4, Zone 3

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