Helleborus orientalis ‘Newest Hybrids’ – ( Lenten Rose)

$7.00

A mix of yellow, white, pink, red, spotted and striped flowers.

Description

This is Jelitto seeds special blend of its newest hybrids. the flowers are single or semi double. There is a mixture of yellow, white, pink, red, and there are also some spotted and striped ones included in this mix. These plants flower in the spring and like a rich moist well drained soil in part shade to full shade. They will tolerate quite severe frost.

Sowing advice

Sow seeds in a seed raising mix , cover with a fine layer of seed mix and propagate at about +22°C with constant humidity for at least 6 weeks. Then keep cold (–4 to +4°C)( fridge works well) for 6–8 weeks. Usually, the germination starts at +4°C . Raise temperatures gradually up to +10°C [50°F] until germination is completed. If the warm or cold period was not long enough the seeds will not germinate until the following year. They will then need another warm period (summer) and a cold period (winter).

Additional information

Classification

Hardy Perennial

Common Name

Lenten Rose

Family

Ranunculaceae

Maximum Height

approx 30 cm

Number of seeds in packet

approx 20