Fondly known as the Christmas rose, Helleborus niger
is a popular winter-flowering plant, perfect for adding interest to the garden when little else is on show.
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- the Christmas rose - is usually the first of the hellebores to come into bloom.
When he left, he asked to take a piece of one plant away as a memento and was given leave to dig up a chunk of a Christmas rose, Helleborus niger
Susan Barnes, by email AYOUR hellebore is a form of the Christmas rose, Helleborus niger
THE Christmas rose, also known as Helleborus niger
, has a wonderful, white bowlshaped flower, which is often pink-flushed.
For winter blooms, a good choice is the helleborus niger
(Christmas rose) with its nodding white flowers and golden stamens.
produces a condition of sensorial depression.
Some experienced gardeners have tried to grow the species, including the Christmas rose, Helleborus niger
, which is a tricky one.
There are Christmas roses and, come to that, Lenten roses too - helleborus niger
and helleborus x hybridus, respectively.
Combined with an under-planting of Helleborus niger
, the white flowered Christmas rose and some snowdrops or Fritillaria meleagris (snakeshead fritillary) and you will have something to look at all winter long.
Susan Barnes, by email - Susan Barnes, by email AYOUR hellebore is a form of the Christmas rose, Helleborus niger