|Temperatures Helleborus orientalis
continental : These plants like shady or semishady locations, where they are exposed for few hours a day to direct sunlight.
alpine : Place these plants in a semishady location, where they are exposed to direct sunlight for short periods of time.
mediterranean : Place these plants in a semishady location, not excessively exposed to direct sunlight.
Feed Helleborus orientalis : From March to October fertilize using a fertilizer to be added to normal waterings, every 15-20 days; for your convenience it is also possible to use a slow-release granular fertilizer, to be placed around the plant every 3-4 months.Irrigation Helleborus orientalis
continental : Give very regular waterings; all year long the soil shall be kept humid, however avoiding dangerous stagnations. Increase waterings in summer and decrease them when autumn starts.
alpine : We suggest frequent and generous waterings, so that the soil remains mostly humid all year long. It is possible to decrease waterings in winter.
mediterranean : It is advisable to give regular waterings, specially during spring and summer; before giving again water make sure the soil is dry.
Adversity Helleborus orientalis : Apply a precautionary treatment against fungal diseases at the end of winter; later on treatments will be applied only in case parasites are on the plant, trying to use specific products and not broad-spectrum ones. In any case avoid treatments during bloom for not injuring the pollinating insects.