Common Name: Hellebore, Lenten Rose, Christmas Rose
Growth Habit: Clumping evergreen perennial 12" to 14" high, 24" wide
USDA Zone: 5-8
Exposure: Filtered to full sun. Avoid intense afternoon sun.
Flower Color: Rich rose red, some with rose-black edge
Flower Type: Double
Soil type: Moist, well drained, humus-rich soil
Bloom Time: January through March
Comments: Striking blooms and attractive deep green
leathery palmate leaves. Winter Jewels™ hellebores are from a hand-selected
seed strain, thus, as seedlings, each plant produces a slight variation
in color and highlights. Handles drought,
once established. Adds interest to the winter garden. Deer resistant. Plant 18" to 20" apart.
Plant Size: see below