Helleborus, sometimes referred to as 'Christmas Rose' or 'Lenten Rose is a native of Corsica and is considered an early bloomer. Plants generally bloom between December and March, depending on your zone(not hardy below Zone 6. Once established, most helleborus make drought-tolerant plants, especially if planted in semi shade in areas of long, hot and/or dry summers.
- Easy Grow
- Long Blooming
- Partial Shade
Dividing the Plant:
Deers and rabbits don't like this plant, since it is poisonous.
Reading Material: Hellebores
Photography by Derek s. Romaine