Helleborus x ballardiae ‘HGC Merlin’
Hellebore ‘HGC Merlin’, Lenten rose ‘HGC Merlin’, Helleborus x ballardiae ‘Coseh 810’, Helleborus ‘HGC Merlin’, Hybrid hellebore Helleborus x ballardiae ‘HGC
Variety or Cultivar
‘HGC Merlin’ _ ‘HGC Merlin’ is a clump-forming, evergreen perennial with leathery, divided, dark blue-green leaves and, from early to late spring, outward-facing, saucer-shaped, pale pink flowers maturing from pink to maroon.
Ingestion may cause severe discomfort; skin irritant.
Pink, Maroon in Spring
Blue-green in All seasons
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Black death of hellebores
Remove faded, damaged, or dead foliage when the flowers appear.
Propagate in spring or summer.
Helleborus x ballardiae ‘HGC Merlin’ (Hellebore ‘HGC Merlin’) will reach a height of 0.4m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.
Prefers heavy, neutral to alkaline soil in partial shade. Avoid excessively dry or wet conditions. Shelter from strong, cold winds and mulch annually in autumn.
Chalky, Clay, Loamy
Moist but well-drained, Moisture-retentive
North, South, East, West