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Helleborus × ballardiae ‘HGC Shooting Star’
Helleborus × ballardiae ‘HGC Shooting Star’
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Helleborus × ballardiae ‘HGC Shooting Star’

Gold Collection Hellebore

USDA Zone: 4-9

Plant number: 1.255.690

(=‘COSEH 790’) This Gold Collection Hellebore is an absolutely wonderful introduction bred by Josef Heuger in Germany, this sturdy hybrid is gorgeous both in leaf and in flower. It forms a low mound of large, leathery, evergreen, green leaves. Large outfacing single creamy-white flowers, with a slight greenish tinge, appear in early spring. Avoid doing any pruning other than to remove dead leaves or stems down near the base of the plant. USPP#22424: unlicensed propagation prohibited. CAUTION: Harmful if eaten/Skin irritant.

Further details for
Helleborus × ballardiae ‘HGC Shooting Star’

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Partial Shade or
  Full Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
  Average or
Care Level
Flower Colour
  Light Pink
Blooming Time
  Early Spring
  Mid Spring
  Late Spring
  Mid Winter
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Attracts Butterflies
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Rabbit Resistant
   20-30 cm
   8-12 inches
   20-30 cm
   8-12 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.