Helleborus (Rodney Davey Marbled Group) 'Anna's Red'

1.5 litre pot £19.99
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Buy Helleborus (Rodney Davey Marbled Group) 'Anna's Red' hellebore: The first red flowering hellebore with marbled foliage

This perennial is semi-evergreen so it can lose some of its leaves in winter. In colder regions or more exposed gardens, it may lose them all, but then fresh new growth appears again in spring.


  • Position: partial shade
  • Soil: neutral to alkaline, freely draining soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: February to April
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Named after plantswoman Anna Pavord and bred by Rodney Davey, this is the first red flowering hellebore with marbled foliage. It produces masses of flowers from late winter, each of them larger than average. Happiest in partial shade, it looks sublime underplanted with spring flowering bulbs.

  • Garden care: Add lots of well-rotted leaf mould or organic matter to the planting hole. Apply a generous 5-7cm (2-3in) mulch of well-rotted organic matter around the base of the plant in autumn and provide a top-dressing of general fertiliser each spring.

  • Harmful if eaten/skin irritant
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I recommend this plant

5

I bought two of these Hellebores from Crocus. It's a beautiful plant with dark red flowers and large mottled leaves. I planted one in semi-shade and the other in a sunny, open part of my garden. Both have thrived. The stalks, with their large leaves, might need a little support but this is not a problem. Very healthy.

Gardenreader

East Midlands

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Good hellebores

5

Bold colours

Snush

Norfolk

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I am pleased with this plant

4

The colour is very good but growth is quite upright with dieback of leaves in summer, It does seem to recover in Spring and flowers last a long time The colour is very good. The name of that excellent gardener Anna Pavord attracted me in the first place

Gardener9

Suffolk

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Shy beauty

5

Robus plant with deep red flowers punctuated with bright yellow centre. Grows quite upright.

Jamco

South East England

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