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Lenten Rose
Helleborus

Description:
A great plant for the woodland environment.  It dislikes summer heat, so avoid afternoon sun.  Once established, do not move as they are slow to re-establish.  Blooms late winter or very early spring. Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.

Common Name: Lenten Rose, Hellebore
Botanical Name: Helleborus
Type: Perennial
Soil Preference: Will grow in moist to wet soils.  Prefers a well-drained soil with a pH of neutral.
Light Requirements: Partial Sun, Partial Shade, Full Shade
Attributes: Deer resistant, rabbit resistant, likes moist soils, good for naturalizing, rock garden plant
Pests: None serious
Diseases: Root rot, leaf spot
Good Companion Plants: Astilbe, Bleeding Heart, Columbine, Coral Bells, Corydalis, Japanese Painted Fern, Foamflower, Forget-Me-Not, Wild Ginger, Lungwort, Hosta
Care:

Do not move often, as these plants are slow to re-establish.  Seeds can be collected in late spring or early summer.

Planting Instructions:   Perennials

 

Varieties:

This variety listing is for informational purposes only, it is not a catalog. 
To view our catalog or availability, click here

 


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Helleborus 'Apricot Blush'
Lenten Rose

zones 4-9
 
Description:  The unique coloration of this variety is perfectly described by its name.  Since it is from seed, each flower is a little different but all ‘Apricot Blush’ flowers fall in the color range of peachy yellow to apricot with varying degrees of bright rose veining, speckling, and picotee edges.  Often the backs of the petals are marked with red pigments as well, which is a lovely touch for these downward facing blossoms.  ‘Apricot Blush’ produces very large single flowers measuring about 3-4 inches across.  Winter Jewels series.
Bloom Color: Peach
Bloom Time: Early spring
Foliage Color: Green
Height: 18-22"
Spread: 24"


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Photo courtesy of Terra Nova Nurseries

Helleborus 'Amethyst Gem'
Hellebore, Lenten Rose
zones 5-8
 
Description:  Exciting amethyst-rose double flowers, lasting many weeks in the winter and early spring. Deer resistant and drought
tolerant. Winter Thrillers series.
Bloom Color: Rose
Bloom Time: Early spring
Foliage Color: Green
Height: 12"
Spread: 24"


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Photo courtesy of North Creek Nurseries

Helleborus 'Ballerina Ruffles'
Hellebore, Lenten Rose
zones 5-8
 
Description:  Charming double pink flowers.  Long-blooming from late winter through spring.  Deep evergreen foliage.  Deer resistant.
Bloom Color: Double Pink
Bloom Time: Early spring
Foliage Color: Green
Height: 18-24"
Spread: 24"


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Helleborus 'Banana Cream Pie'
Hellebore, Lenten Rose
zones 4-9
 
Description:  The creamy yellow floral bracts are neatly accented by conspicuous, reddish pink spots.
Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Early spring
Foliage Color: Green
Height: 22"
Spread: 48"


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Helleborus 'Champion'
Hellebore, Lenten Rose
zones 5-9
 
Description:  This new Heuger selection produces clusters of rosy cream buds which open to outward facing, 2-3”, creamy white flowers.  It is an early bloomer, flowering from January into March in time for Valentine’s Day, Easter, and early spring.  Shiny, dark green foliage contrasts nicely with the light colored blooms.
Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Early spring
Foliage Color: Green
Height: 12"
Spread: 16"


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Photo courtesy of Terra Nova Nurseries

 


Helleborus 'Cotton Candy'
Hellebore, Lenten Rose
zones 5-9
 
Description:  These double, fluffy light pink flowers are so appealing; you can almost taste the cotton candy! One of the world's top hybridizers, Marietta O'Byrne has created this wonderful Winter Jewels™ Strain. A delight in the winter garden. Winter Jewels series.
Bloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: Early spring
Foliage Color: Green
Height: 12"
Spread: 24"


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Helleborus foetidus
Stinking Hellebore, Bearsfoot
zones 6-9
 
Description:  Bell-shaped flowers are green atop it's lacy foliage.  Avoid afternoon sun with this plant.  Great for the woodland environment.  (all or parts of this plant are poisonous)
Bloom Color: Green
Bloom Time: Early spring
Foliage Color: Green
Height: 12-18"
Spread: 18-24"


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Photo courtesy of Terra Nova Nurseries, Inc.


Helleborus 'Golden Lotus'
Winter Jewels Series Hellebore
zones 5-8
 
Description:  Charming, golden, lotus-like flowers. Many of these double yellows will have red edges and some will have red streaking on the backs, as well.  A delight in the winter garden. Deer resistant.
Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Very early spring
Foliage Color: Green
Height: 12"
Spread: 24"


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Photo courtesy of Chris Hansen (WG)


Helleborus 'Grape Galaxy'
Lenten Rose
zones 4-9
 
Description:  This vigorous grower produces an abundance of very large 3”, grape purple flowers heavily spotted with dark purple flecks on every petal.  Bright green nectaries contrast vividly in the center of each dark colored flower
Bloom Color: Purple Shades
Bloom Time: Early spring
Foliage Color: Green
Height: 18-22"
Spread: 24"


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Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.


Helleborus 'Ivory Prince'
Lenten Rose
zones 4-9
 
Description:  This new beauty was selected for its vigor, uniformity, and superior compact, upright habit.  From late winter through mid-spring, rich burgundy-pink buds open to ivory white blossoms which become streaked with rose and chartreuse as they age.
Bloom Color: Ivory
Bloom Time: Early spring
Foliage Color: Green
Height: 12-18"
Spread: 18-24"


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Helleborus niger
Lenten Rose
zones 5-9
 
Description:  Saucer-shaped white flowers bloom in early spring.
Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Early spring
Foliage Color: Green
Height: 12-18"
Spread:  


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Photo courtesy of North Creek Nursery


Helleborus 'Night Coaster'
Lenten Rose
zones 4-8
 
Description:  Remarkable 2.5" single pure black flowers with creamy-yellow stamens and a contrasting lime-green eye. This selection will have you on a wild ride along the late winter landscape with 75+ blooms per plant. Lots of wow factor! Winter Thrillers series.
Bloom Color: Black
Bloom Time: Early spring
Foliage Color: Green
Height: 18-24"
Spread: 24"


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Helleborus orientalis
Lenten Rose
zones 4-9
 
Description:  Easy to grow, long-lived plants will self-sow easily.  Once established though, they do not like to be moved. Seeds can be collected in late spring or early summer. Flowers vary in shades of pink.  (all or parts of this plant are poisonous)
Bloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: Early spring
Foliage Color: Green
Height: 12-18"
Spread: 18-24"


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Helleborus 'Pink Frost'
Lenten Rose, Hellebore
zones 5-9
 
Description:  'Pink Frost’ is an incredibly vigorous, heavily budded selection that blooms from late January into March. It produces loads of burgundy buds which open to 2-3”, two-tone pink and white, outward-facing flowers.  As the flowers age, their color deepens to burgundy. These beautiful blossoms are presented atop the upright clump of green, serrated foliage with a silvery sheen and red petioles. 
Bloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: Early spring
Foliage Color: Green
Height: 12-14"
Spread: 24"


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Photo courtesy of Chris Hansen (WG)


Helleborus 'Pink Parachutes'
Lenten Rose, Hellebore
zones 4-9
 
Description:  Huge 3” flowers are the trademark of this pink flowering strain.  Very strong, pencil-width stems carry loads of blossoms from early through mid-spring.  Most flowers have soft blush pink backs, but others have nicely contrasting white backs, lending a two-tone look to the blooms.
Bloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: Early spring
Foliage Color: Green
Height: 18-22"
Spread: 24"


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Helleborus x 'Royal Heritage'
Lenten Rose, Hellebore
zones 5-9
 
Description:  Unique with its wide range of sumptuous colors (purple, red, near black, white, green, pink and yellow).  Truly the harbinger of spring!  Attractive seed heads. 
Bloom Color: Mix
Bloom Time: Early spring
Foliage Color: Green
Height: 12-24"
Spread: 12-18"


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Photo courtesy of North Creek Nursery


Helleborus 'Sunshine Ruffles'
Lenten Rose, Hellebore
zones 4-8
 
Description:  Spring is not far away when you spot these inviting golden-yellow double flowers outlined in pink! A vigorous new seed strain with 3" blooms and twice the flower power of single-blooming varieties. Soak up the early season sunshine, it's a gem.
Bloom Color: Golden Yellow
Bloom Time: Early spring
Foliage Color: Green
Height: 18-24"
Spread: 24"
 

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