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Helleborus x sternii 'Rachel'
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Helleborus x sternii 'Rachel'

Sternii Hellebore

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Item #: 5277

Zones: 7a to 8b, at least

Height: 12" tall

Culture: Part Sun to Light Shade

Origin: Hybrid

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?


Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.


This superb seed strain from New Zealand's John Dudley was created from a cross of H. x sternii 'Boughton Beauty' backcrossed to the lovely and talented H. lividus. H. 'Rachel' makes a 1' tall x 1' wide clump with pinkish stems clothed with aqua-green foliage, highlighted with dramatic silver veining. Each clump is topped with an abundance of interesting greenish-pink flowers in early spring. H. 'Rachel' has the appearance of H. lividus with slightly more winter hardiness. H. 'Rachel' is named for the proprietor of Rosevears Nursery in Tasmania.