An evergreen alpine plant with dense, clump forming lance-shaped leaves. Erect stems with round clusters of flowers come up in late Spring through the Summer. This variety has a delicate red colour bloom.
- Article numberARMEBRED
- BrandGarden Beauty
- Flower ColourRed
- Sun & shadeFull Sun
- Season of interestSpring, Summer
- Pot size2L Pot
- Soil typeWell-drained
- Flowering periodSpring/ Summer
- Pruning periodDeadhead
- Hardiness zoneH5
- Eventual Height and spreadHeight 0.5m, Spread 0.5m
- Common nameThrift, Great thrift 'Ballerina Red'
We offer Click & Collect and Home Delivery
If you order plants at Garden Beauty you can choose between two options, either Click & Collect directly from our Nursery in Southampton or home delivery straight to your door. If you want to collect your order or browse through our extensive range of plants, visit us on Friday between 9 am and 2 pm.
For additional information on delivery options please see our delivery information page.
We grow our plants in various sizes in either a 1, 1.5, 2, 2.5, 3, 5 or 7.5-litre pot. For your own reference: the top diameter of a 2-litre pot is 17cm and a 3-litre is 19cm's and a plant would typically cover the whole top of the pot. The image below of our Hebe Pascal is an example of the quality of product you will receive from Garden Beauty. Please note that plant sizes will vary according to the time of year and the type of plant.
Looking After Your Plant
On receipt of your delivery, please open the box as soon as possible and remove the plant from the box, if you are not able to plant it immediately please check that the compost is moist and place the plant in a sheltered position. On the outside of the box you will find a copy of your order documents and a set of planting guidelines please follow these to ensure success. If you want to know more about how to care for your plant, go to our Aftercare Advice.
Bank Holiday Weekends
To ensure delivery before a bank holiday weekend, orders must be placed before midnight on Wednesday. This will give us time to process your order and deliver to you on Friday. If Friday is also a bank holiday then the cut off is 24 hours earlier. Any orders after this time will be dispatched the following Tuesday and delivered on Wednesday subject to the time of year.
Easter Weekend delivery
To ensure delivery in time for the Easter weekend please place all orders through our site before midnight Tuesday 12th April. All orders before this date will be delivered on Thursday 14th April.
Christmas Delivery times
We grow our plants in various sizes in either a 2, 2.5, 3, 5 or a 7.5 litre pot, the top diameter of a 2 litre is 17cm (2.5l is 18cm) and a plant would typically cover the whole top of the pot - the image to the right shows a typical 3 litre helleborus ready for despatch. Please note that plant sizes will vary according to the time of year and the type of plant.
Looking after Your Plant
On receipt of your delivery please open the box as soon as possible and remove the plant from the box, if you are not able to plant it immediately please check that the compost is moist and place the plant in a sheltered position. Inside the box you will find a set of planting guidelines, please follow these to ensure success.
Garden Beauty is an online plant store where you buy directly from the source. All of our plants are 100% peat-free grown and are sold in plastic-free and recyclable packages. We stock the largest in-house plant range that is sustainably sourced by green electricity. We are proud to offer our customers a large range of unique plants.
As we grow all our plants in our own nursery here in Southampton, we can offer our customers a very competitive price and know exactly what we are selling. Our knowledgeable and well-trained staff nurtured our wide range of plants to make sure you get the best possible plants at a fair price. Read more about us!
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