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Helleborus Dark and Handsome

Wedding Party™ Series

Lenten Rose, Hellebore

$17.95 ea. (3+ discount) $17.50 ea.

In stock for Spring 2017

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Sharply dressed in silky near black to black-purple, the lime-green centers pop against the chic elegance of the dark blossoms.

Easy to grow and low maintenance, the Wedding Party™ series showcases double-flowered selections of notable vigor with showy floral displays of rich colored blossoms. Developed by Hybridizer, Hans Hansen. Charming first flowering perennials of spring. Float flowers in clear bowls for an elegant centerpiece.

Details

Item Code: HEDH
Type: Perennials
Height: Medium 18-24"
Spacing: Plant 18-24" apart
Bloom Time: Early Spring to Late Spring
Sun-Shade: Mostly Sunny to Full Shade
Zones: 4-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Acidic, Sandy
Flower: Purple
Accent: Purple
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Dry Shade Tolerant
  • Edgers
  • Evergreen
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Shade Tolerant
  • Winter Interest

Helleborus General Information

Helleborus were named the Perennial Plant Association's Plant of the Year in 2005. They are perfect perennials when you need a splash of color as you weary of winter's grip. Lovely nodding cup-shaped flowers herald the coming of spring. Avoid dry soil with full sun. Good evergreen groundcover.

Helleborus Plant Care

Prefers humus-rich, well-drained soil and regular watering. Spent flower heads can be cut back to promote new foliage growth and to prevent too many volunteer seedlings. Many plantlets will form around base of parent plant and will bloom around the third year if left alone. Division is generally not needed but can be performed in early spring if desired.