Helleborus Winter Magic™ seed strains

Brilliantly colored, and reliable

Common Name Winter Magic Hellebores
Botanical Name Helleborus orientalis
Size 12-18" tall by 15-18" wide
USDA hardiness Zones 3-9
Sun / Shade Part sun to full shade
Soil Average garden soil
Moisture Moist, but well drained
Disease and Pests None known
Landscape use Borders, containers, foundations, mass plantings, urban spaces
Market appeal / Uniqueness With 85-90% germination and 90% true to type colors and shapes, this series will be an easy sell. No more mostly greens or whites, when you ask for an aubergine anemone type, you get it!
Propagation Methods seed grown
Bloom Time winter to spring

Angela and Linda’s Garden Notes:

Through innovation with the University of Ghent and a strong commitment to quality, and ease of growing, many new varieties have been bred and will be sold worldwide. The goal at Het Wilgenbroek is to offer a true seed strain by color and type of their H. orientalis selections. Thierry van Paemal and his staff have been working for ten years to select seedlings and then group them into type and color ranges. Each year they rogue out plants that do not fit the selected type and collect seed from plants that do fit, strengthening their seed strain lines.

After ten years of selecting and collecting seed, we are happy to be finally offering the Winter Magic™ strain of hand selected Helleborous orientalis to growers all over the world. Not only are these strains true to their descriptions, but they germinate and fill a 72 cell liner in less than one year, making production much shorter and sales much cheaper than other seed strains on the market.