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hellebore, lenten rose


  • European origin  
  • Perennial  
  • Bloom:  Winter
  • Propagation:  Seed
Hellebore or Lenten Rose is a valuable addition to the shade garden, blooming in January through March or April.Hellebore seedlings are best left with the mother plant for 2 or 3 years, they develop very slowly.On the positive side, Helebore live 50 years, consider them a permanent feature of the shade garden.
And hellebore are not going to be consumed by the deer or rabbits....

Read hellebore blog discusion with additional pics

See more pictures of hellebore at The Sunshine Farm and Garden website.