Pink Hellebore or lenten rose. Helleborus double ellen bloom

By January 14, 2018Articles

Pink Hellebore or lenten rose. Helleborus double ellen bloom

By January 14, 2018Articles

Pink Hellebore or lenten rose. Helleborus double ellen bloom

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer In late winter when it may feel like winter will never end, the early blooms of hellebores can remind us that spring is just around the corner. Depending on location and variety, these blooms can persist well into the summer. However, their nodding habit can make them barely noticeable in a shade garden full of other outstanding colorful blooms. That’s why hellebore breeders have created newer, showier double flowered hellebore varieties. Continue reading to learn about growing a double hellebore. What are Double Hellebores? Also known as Lenten Rose or Christmas Rose, hellebores are early blooming perennials for zones 4-9. Their nodding flowers are oftentimes one of the first plants in the garden to start blooming and their foliage may be semi evergreen to evergreen in most climates. Because of their coarse, serrated foliage and waxy blooms, hellebores are rarely eaten by deer or rabbits.

Pink Hellebore or lenten rose. Helleborus double ellen bloom

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer In late winter when it may feel like winter will never end, the early blooms of hellebores can remind us that spring is just around the corner. Depending on location and variety, these blooms can persist well into the summer. However, their nodding habit can make them barely noticeable in a shade garden full of other outstanding colorful blooms. That’s why hellebore breeders have created newer, showier double flowered hellebore varieties. Continue reading to learn about growing a double hellebore. What are Double Hellebores? Also known as Lenten Rose or Christmas Rose, hellebores are early blooming perennials for zones 4-9. Their nodding flowers are oftentimes one of the first plants in the garden to start blooming and their foliage may be semi evergreen to evergreen in most climates. Because of their coarse, serrated foliage and waxy blooms, hellebores are rarely eaten by deer or rabbits.

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