hellebores

Hellebores are among the earliest bloomers in the garden. These long-blooming flowers look like roses in shape and their colors change with time. The texture contrasts beautifully among other shade loving plants.

Exposure: Partial to full shade

Size: 1 to 2 feet

Bloom Time: Late winter through early spring

Fun Facts:

– Christmas Rose, Winter Rose and Lenten Rose are popular types of Hellebores

– Flowers are a good source of nectar that help attract insects.