Helleborus Penny’s Pink®
Helleborus x ericsmithii variety.
Gorgeous large pink flowers bloom from winter until early spring, above beautiful silver marbled foliage, and attract bees to your garden.
Month Available: February
Evergreen / Deciduous: Evergreen
Flower Colour: Pink
Suitable For Wildlife: Bees
Soil Type: Moist, well-drained
Sun/Shade: Partial or full shade
Season of Interest: Spring, Winter
Flower/Foliage/Berries: Flowers, Foliage
Plant Type: Perennial
Main Attribute: Winter and early spring flowering.
Height / Spread: 60cm x 60cm (24in x 24in)
I have a small balcony garden, and this is great in a pot, offering fantastic bright foliage colour to complement my flowering plants.
Where to Plant: Patio pots, Borders
Pests and Diseases: Generally free.
Plant Care: Simply apply a top dressing feed in early autumn.
Care and Time: Low - autumn
Warning: Toxic if eaten. Skin and eye irritant.
Benefits: Winter colour for the garden, evergreen foliage, easy to care for, exquisite flowers.
History: Ericsmithii type Hellebores were first bred around 50 year ago, when Eric Smith combined three Hellebores and then crossed it with a species found by Frederick Stern.