Plants of the Month – December
Helleborus ‘Verboom Beauty’
Common Name – Christmas Rose
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This special early blooming variety is bred to flower indoors for up to 5 weeks and can then be planted outside in the New Year. A compact variety with pure white saucer-shaped flowers.
Other plants of interest for December
Viburnum bodnantense ‘Dawn’
A large deciduous shrub of upright habit, producing clusters of scented light pink and white flowers from autumn to spring. Plant in full sun to part shade. Eventual height and spread approximately 3m x 2m (10ft x 6ft)
Common Name – Sweet Box
Sweetly scented pure white flowers from December to March and dark green foliage. Perfect for a shady border or woodland garden. Eventual height and spread approximately 2m x 1m (6ft x 3ft)
Skimmia japonica ‘Rubella’
A compact male shrub with red-margined deep green leaves and dark red flower buds in autumn and winter, which open to fragrant white flowers in spring. Best in part to full shade. Eventual height and spread approximately 1.5m x 1.5m (5ft x 5ft)
Ilex x altaclerensis ‘Golden King’
Common Name – Holly
A female variety with bright green, glossy leaves with a bright yellow margin. To guarantee berries, plant a male variety nearby. Best in full sun or part shade.