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The double hellebores I bought a couple of years ago are flowering now and last year there was no sign of a white double in there although maybe it could be this one. Not as white as expected if it is. There should have been two of each but that’s not what I have.

The others are more or less what I bought. Double Ellen red splash, purple spotted, and pink spotted plus pink picotee.

The ones I had before buying the doubles have crossed and I have a few washed out colours


I have a small silver leafed which seems to have not enjoyed last years heat or maybe something else although there are a few seedlings growing next to it.


In the last few weeks there have been lots of bees out there so maybe I might get a few seeds out of the doubles.

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lovely variation in the hellebores. Some of the paler ones are really pretty too.

12 Mar, 2019

 

Beautiful collection you have there, SB.

12 Mar, 2019

 

You have some fine red doubles there. Isn't it frustrating the way they make you lift them up before you can admire them?
Don't knock the pretty seedlilng - its very attractive. I have one like that and like it very much.

12 Mar, 2019

 

What a stunning collection you have now well worth the wait.

12 Mar, 2019

 

I love them all.

12 Mar, 2019

 

Amazing collection!

13 Mar, 2019

 

Thank you everyone. It's been worth the wait but I'm still missing the white double so I might have to keep looking.

13 Mar, 2019

 

Lovely collection Thorney, I am gradually building mine up and must admit you've now provided more to add to my wishlist, they're a real asset to ones winter garden and I love the fact they don't have to be removed for the summer months, I just plant amongst them, find they don't mind and nor do my summertime or autumn flowers.....

13 Mar, 2019

 

Missed this blog earlier. Love the deep red double. Next door has one like this, I've taken seed, but the offspring are not the same.

16 Apr, 2019

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