Helleborus Onyx Odyssey

Winter Jewels™ Series

Lenten Rose, Hellebore

Type: Perennials
Height: Short 12" (Plant 2' apart)
Bloom Time: Early Spring to Late Spring
Sun-Shade: Mostly Sunny to Full Shade
Zones: 5-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy, Acidic
Flower / Accent: Burgundy / Burgundy
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
Frilly saucer-shaped flowers range from deep burgundy to almost black. The dark petals provide dramatic contrast for the creamy stamens. Long lasting blooms will not fade to green. A garden treasure. Easy to grow and low maintenance. Charming and welcome first flowering perennials of spring.

Float flowers in clear bowls for an elegant centerpiece. From the Winter Jewels™ Series, this collection highlights the most outstanding hand pollinated, very large, double flowered Helleborus strains available.

Features to Note:

  • Deer Resistant
  • Evergreen
  • Winter Interest
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Dry Shade Tolerant
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • Perennial Plant of the Year
  • Rabbit Resistant

Helleborus General Information:

Helleborus 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.

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