Helleborus niger 'Christmas Carol'
Christmas rose - 12 cm
Helleborus niger 'Christmas Carol' is a reliably free-flowering variety of this classic perennial, often in flower at Christmas. Dark green, evergreen foliage provides the background to large glistening white flowers with golden stamens, often developing a pink flush, between December and March.
Height and spread 30cm x 45cm (12in x 18in). Plant in rich, well drained soil, in sun or partial shade, sheltered from cold winds. Mulch with well-rotted manure, compost or leaf mould in autumn. Remove any leaves with black blotches when seen.
|Botanical name||Helleborus niger|
|British nursery grown||N|
|Common name||Christmas rose|
|Flower colour||White, Pink|
|Flowering time||Winter, Spring|
|Plant type||Herbaceous Perennials|
|Season of interest||Winter, Spring|
|Time to maturity||2 - 5 years|
|Ultimate height||0.1m - 0.5m|
|Ultimate spread||0.1m - 0.5m|