Helleborus x hybridus
at Digging Dog
Christmas Rose/Lenten Rose
Stories about this genus are countless. In medieval times, it was considered a weapon against
witches, madness and evil spirits. Hellebores deserve a place in every garden, not only because of their
supposed power, but because they bloom for a long time, early in winter, when the weather is cool and most
other flowers are still dormant.
They like moist, loamy soil with lime and leaf mold. We like them as ground covers for deciduous shrubs, conifers, or broad-leafed evergreens, and when possible plant them
in an elevated spot to admire their nodding flowers.
Helleborus x hybridus
Perhaps one of the finest low growing, early flowering plants, this Helleborus is easy to grow,
requiring only shade and some moisture. The nodding flowers, which range in color from blush white to plum, are usually spotted on the inside with crimson and maroon. Lustrous and dark green, the 12 in. wide evergreen leaves are divided into seven to nine segments.
Size: 18" high x 2' wide; hardy to zone 4.
Helleborus x hybridus (P-0243)
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