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lisa masseylisa massey Posts: 252

I bought a new hellebore today by accident. The question is can you divide them, because it's a new variety and I'd like a bed full of them and I know it may not come true to form from seed.

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  • PalustrisPalustris Posts: 4,297

    You can. It is normally done in Autumn. For some reason that is when Hellebores form new roots.

  • FairygirlFairygirl Posts: 54,762

    I love that Lisa-  I bought a new hellebore 'by accident'....

    You really meant to get bread and milk didn't you? imageimage

    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....



    I live in west central Scotland - not where that photo is...
  • nutcutletnutcutlet Posts: 27,415

    Let it seed whatever else you do Lisa. You might get something even betterimage



    In the sticks near Peterborough
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Posts: 87,852
    lisa massey wrote (see)

    I bought a new hellebore today by accident. .........

    She's one of us image


    Gardening in Central Norfolk on improved gritty moraine over chalk ... free-draining.





  • nutcutletnutcutlet Posts: 27,415

    She is Dove.

    I have a PS to add

    I wouldn't be hacking into anything I'd paid real money for in the first year



    In the sticks near Peterborough
  • lisa masseylisa massey Posts: 252

    I'll leave it alone, I promise. I did just pop into the G/C for some yellow rattle seed and you know what it's like, I just had a look around and there was this lovely new hellebore with lovely big round lobed leaves and massive upturned flowers on 18" long stalks, I'm quite shocked that I only came home with one.

  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Posts: 17,572

    What sort is it ,?Lisa.

  • nutcutletnutcutlet Posts: 27,415

    and where is the photo



    In the sticks near Peterborough
  • lisa masseylisa massey Posts: 252

    I cant send a photo, I've taken them, got them into my puter, pressed the little picture icon in the toolbar above where, got to the point where it says save, press save but nothing happens. Am I doing something wrong?

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