Helleborus Pink Frost Description
Hellebore Pink Frost is a unique, deer and drought proof groundcover for the shade garden. You'll never find a Hellebore with such colorful foliage and stunning flowers!
Pink Frost is a stunning combination of outward facing long flowering blooms of pink, white and rose tone flowers. Imagine, flowers that turn more pink as it fades! Luscious lipstick red stems compliment heavy flowering blooms.
Stunning, silver evergreen leaves are leather-thick to easily embrace any fierce later winter weather or stand up to the punishing heat & humidity of summer.
Silver is an important element in shade garden design as it infuses light brightening up dark shady nooks of the shade garden. You've got a winning plant just with the foliage!
People are constantly searching for deer resistant plants, and Helleborus are definitely at the top of the list of proven performers.
Combine this top shade garden performer with bold-leaf Hostas, colorful Heucheras, or hardy Ferns.
If you're looking for a tough, yet beautiful perennial to incorporate into your garden design, Hellebores may be the answer.
These shade garden perennials grow in sandy soil or clay soil, and aren't troubled by pests or disease. They begin blooming in late winter, and continue thru the spring season, making them a most desirable garden plant!
This member of the Ranunculus family is a very long-lived perennial that has proven to be 100% deer resistant across the entire US!
Special Features: Cold Hardy, Cut Flower, Deer Resistant, Disease Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Easy Care, Evergreen, Heat Tolerant, Long Blooming, Multi-Seasonal Interest, Pest Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Winter Interest
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- Botanical Name:
Helleborus x ballardiae 'HGC Pink Frost'
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Shades of Pink
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Border, Cottage Gardening, Foundation Planting, Ground Cover, Massing, Naturalizing, Ornamental, Slopes, Specimen, Woodland
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AK,CAN, HI, PR
- Patent #:PPAF
Ideas and How-to's
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Soil: Best grown in organically rich, humusy, well-drained soils amended with plenty of organic matter, such as well-aged leaf mold and compost. Perfers a soil that is neural to slightly alkaline. Add lime if your soil is extremely acid.
Light: Part shade to full shade
Water: Drought-tolerant once established, Hellebores are at their best in evenly moist soil in partial shade. Water well during extended dry periods.
Spacing: 1.5 - 2 ft. - Locate plants in areas protected from cold winter winds. Although the foliage is evergreen, it may become scorched and tattered in extremely harsh winters, particularly if not sited in locations protected from cold winter winds and/or insulated by snow cover.
Fertilizing: Plants will benefit from a light application of granular, balanced fertilizer, or side-dressing of compost and organic amendments when new growth appears in spring.
Winterizing: Do not prune back for winter; a light mulch of salt marsh hay may be beneficial. Prune back old foliage in spring to make room for new growth.
Maintenance & Pruning: Cut back flowering stems after bloom to promote new foliage growth. Plants may be slow to settle in, once they do, they rarely need division and may resent it.
ReviewsWrite a reviewHelleboresKay V | Jun 22, 2013I received my package of Hellebores this week. I want to let you know that they are the finest looking set of live plants I have ever purchased by mail order catalog or via internet. The plants are vigorous, large sized, healthy, with immense root structure, and they were impeccably packaged to handle the rigors of shiping. Congratulations on a job well done. I will be ordering more plants from your company in the years ahead