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Helleborus × ballardiae HGC Merlin


Gold Collection Hellebore

USDA Zone: 5-9

Plant number: 1.256.060


(='COSEH 810') This Gold Collection Hellebore is an absolutely wonderful introduction bred by Josef Heuger in Germany. It is a sturdy hybrid and is gorgeous both in leaf and in flower. It forms a low mound of large, leathery, evergreen, green leaves. Large outfacing light pink to pink flowers that mature to cranberry, appear in early spring. Avoid doing any pruning other than to remove dead leaves or stems down near the base of the plant. CAUTION: Harmful if eaten/Skin irritant. USPP#22350: unlicensed propagation prohibited.

Further details for
Helleborus × ballardiae HGC Merlin

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Partial Shade or
  Full Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Moist
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Deep Pink
  Light Pink
Blooming Time
  Early Spring
  Mid Spring
  Late Spring
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Border
  Containers
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Rabbit Resistant
  Massed
  Poisonous/Toxic
  Specimen
  Woodland
Flower Head Size
  Medium
Height
   30-40 cm
   12-16 inches
Spread
   45-60 cm
   18-23 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Slow













Helleborus × ballardiae HGC Merlin


Gold Collection Hellebore

USDA Zone: 5-9

Plant number: 1.256.060


(='COSEH 810') This Gold Collection Hellebore is an absolutely wonderful introduction bred by Josef Heuger in Germany. It is a sturdy hybrid and is gorgeous both in leaf and in flower. It forms a low mound of large, leathery, evergreen, green leaves. Large outfacing light pink to pink flowers that mature to cranberry, appear in early spring. Avoid doing any pruning other than to remove dead leaves or stems down near the base of the plant. CAUTION: Harmful if eaten/Skin irritant. USPP#22350: unlicensed propagation prohibited.

Further details for
Helleborus × ballardiae HGC Merlin

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Partial Shade or
  Full Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Moist
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Deep Pink
  Light Pink
Blooming Time
  Early Spring
  Mid Spring
  Late Spring
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Border
  Containers
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Rabbit Resistant
  Massed
  Poisonous/Toxic
  Specimen
  Woodland
Flower Head Size
  Medium
Height
   30-40 cm
   12-16 inches
Spread
   45-60 cm
   18-23 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Slow