Plant of the Month – Helleborus | Lenten Rose

Native to much of Europe this hardy plant has a long bloom period beginning in late winter and persisting into the summer from which it gets the common name Winter or Lenten Rose. This plant can be found in several horticultural varieties producing white, pink, rose, green and near black flowers. It is perfect for DEEP SHADE GARDENS, naturalizing and cottage or English style gardens.

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