Perennials

Hellebore, Lenten Rose, Hybrid - Royal Heritage(™) Strain

Helleborus x Royal Heritage(™) Strain

Description

Hellebore, also known as Lenten Rose, is one of the first to flower, sometimes even when snow still covers the ground. Varieties have blooms in a range of colors from white to pink to deep purple. Royal Heritage(™) Strain blooms are multi-color and make great fresh cut flowers. Hellebore is also an evergreen and grows well in full shade. It prefers average and dry soil types. As a ground cover, it adds dimension to planting beds, and will do well in winter containers too.

Hardy perennial groundcover
Evergreen
Full and dry shade tolerant
Great as a fresh cut flower
Deer resistant

Characteristics

Height: 18 in.
Spread: 16 in.
Bloom color: Multi-color; blush, pinks, and purples
Bloom time: Winter and spring
Foliage: Green, but can vary
Soil type: average, dry; dry shade tolerant
Exposure: Sun, part-shade, shade tolerant
USDA Hardiness Zone: 5