Pot up hellebore plants and grow them on in frost free conditions until large enough to plant outside. When plants are well grown, acclimatise them to outdoor conditions over 7 to 10 days. Plant hellebores in neutral or alkaline soil, in dappled shade. Hellebores prefer a moist, humus rich, fertile soil that does not dry out in summer or sit waterlogged in winter. When growing hellebores on heavy clay or free draining gravel soils, add plenty of well rotted leaf mould or other organic matter to the soil prior to planting.
Mulch hellebores with well rotted manure or garden compost each spring. Hellebores resent disturbance after planting and may take some time to re-establish. However when clumps become overcrowded, lifting and dividing of hellebores should be undertaken immediately after flowering. Caution: Hellebore sap may irritate the skin and eyes. All parts are harmful if eaten.
Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.
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This is just to say how delighted we were with the above order. The plants are really strong and healthy looking.We would certainly recommend your service and quality of plants and very much look forward to ordering from you in the future.
Thank you so much from two delighted pensioners!
Customer comment from David and Hilary Shepperd
Plenty of new growth
By Carol Blight 06-05-2016
I am delighted to add to last year's review, all plants are showing plenty of new growth although not all flowered this spring. The fact that they all survived a wet and miserable winter when many of my new plantings succumbed to the conditions has encouraged me to keep gardening!
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