General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 12-18 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: color is extremely variable, ranging from creamy white to pink to light rose-purple, frequently with beautiful interior spotting
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
Winter
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
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Awards and Recognitions: Other: 2002 Great Plant Picks Award Winner

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Common names
  • Lenten Rose
  • Hellebore
  • Hybrid Hellebore

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