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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial Shade to Full Shade
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 18-24 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Mix of white, pink, maroon and spotted flowers
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Uses: Provides winter interest
Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Toxicity: Other: All parts of the plant can be highly toxic if ingested and can cause eye and skin irritation
Propagation: Seeds: Stratify seeds: Cold stratification may not be necessary but is usually recommended
Other info: Hellebore seed may take 6-18 months (or more) to germinate
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

Common names
  • Hellebore
  • Lenten Rose

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Location: z6a MA, My Garden
Date: 2012-04-07
3rd year

Photo courtesy of Singing Tree Gardens Nursery
  • Uploaded by Joy

Photo courtesy of Singing Tree Gardens Nursery
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: My Garden, z6a MA
Date: 2012-03-15
Finally settled in year 3. 5-6 bloom buds.
  • Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Jan 14, 2013 3:46 AM concerning plant:
    A Hellebore strain bred in the Pacific Northwest by Elfie Rahr and very well adapted and vigorous in that climate. Robust and a very early bloomer.
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