Frequently asked questions

Care tips for Helleborus Frostkiss

How can you give the best care to your Helleborus Frostkiss?

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The Helleborus Frostkiss is, as the name actually suggests, an exception compared to the other varieties in our Helleborus assortment.

  • In contrast to the other Helleborus Winter Angels, this plant can be placed in full sun.
  • By getting enough sunlight, the leaves will increase the marbled pattern and the plant will have more flowers.
  • Helleborus Frostkiss does not like wet feet and therefore prefers soil that with a good drainage.
  • You can plant the Helleborus on a little mound so that water can run off.
  • If you have a soil with a bad drainage, you can mix it with some higher quality garden soil and if necessary some little stones.
Of course you can. The Helleborus Frostkiss is very good suited as a pot plant. The Frostkiss is, as the Niger, during the flowering season a real eye catcher on your terrace, balcony of at the doorstep of your house.

  • Please note that the pot should have a hole in the bottom so that water can drain out.
  • Besides this please use only high quality soil to achieve the best growth and flowering results.
Yes, the Helleborus Frostkiss is a hardy plant.

  • If the plant is flowering in the winter, if might happen that the leaves and flowers are lying on the floor during frost periods. But as soon as the temperature is rising they will get up again.
  • Please take care that the plant is not drying out in the winter as this is the biggest reason for a Helleborus dying in the winter.
The Helleborus Frostkiss is flowering from November until March. The exact blossoming times of all varieties is mentioned in the assortment list.
This is depending on the location of the plant.

  • If you have planted the Helleborus in your garden, then it will be important to watering it sufficiently directly after the planting. After the plant has settled you only need to water it in periods of drought.
  • For plants in pots you can wat it 1-3 times per week, depending on the weather.
  • If planted in the garden then it will be sufficient to give twice a year a slow-active organic fertilizer. Apply this for the first time in March, and the second time in September.
  • For plants in pots you should use once per month a liquid fertilizer when watering.
A Helleborus does not need to be pruned. Before new leaves are starting to spread (directly after the flowering) you can remove old leaves.
Yes! Thanks to its length of the stems you can make with the Frostkiss superb bouquets.

  • You can extend the durability of the Helleborus as a cut flower by cutting the flowers at the right time and at the right flower stage.
  • The most ideal moment is around 11 o’clock in the morning and directly after the opening of the anthers.

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