Hellebores – Lenten Rose
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
– Christmas Rose, Winter Rose and Lenten Rose are popular types of Hellebores.
– Flowers are a good source of nectar that help attract insects.
– Genus name comes from the Greek words bora meaning “food” and helein meaning “injures/destroys” in reference to the plant’s toxic nature.
1/2 gallon container