Helleborus Pink Frost

GoldŽ Series Lenten Rose, Hellebore
$19.95 ea.
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Early, Upward-Facing Flowers
Like the muted tones of a fine watercolor, the petals of Helleborus Pink Frost emerge in multiple shades of pale to rosy pinks. Early, long-blooming, upward-facing flowers rise above the foliage for your viewing pleasure. Petals mature to a deeper rose. From the Gold Collection, the striking foliage is silvery green with red stems. Float flowers in clear bowls for an elegant centerpiece. Helleborus herald the coming of spring with lovely nodding cup-shaped flowers. The harbingers of spring, Helleborus bloom for six weeks or more beginning in late winter. They are often flowering during the Christian season of Lent, from which they get their common name, Lenten Rose.

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Code HEPF

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Plant Type Perennials

Species x ballardiae

Height Medium 12-14"

Spacing Plant 24" apart

Bloom Time Early Spring to Late Spring

Sun / Shade Mostly Sunny to Full Shade

Zones 5-9

Soil Type Normal, Acidic, Sandy

Water Needs Medium

Sold In Plantable Pots (3.5x3.5x4")

Special Features

  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Evergreen
  • Long-Blooming
  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Winter Interest

Planting Sites

  • Dry Shade Tolerant
  • Edgers

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. **Hellebore plants are poisonous to both humans and pets and should not be ingested** Idaho has restricted all potted plant material from being shipped into Idaho at this time.

Helleborus Plant Care

Prefers humus-rich, well-drained soil and consistent moisture to establish, then are carefree. Spent flower heads can be cut back to promote new foliage growth or to prevent unwanted 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 (or recommended) but can be performed in early spring if desired. Remove young side plantlets with roots and replant. Water well.

Plantable Pots

Our plants are grown in 3.5x3.5x4” plantable pots. Made from 100% biodegradable coconut husk fibers (coir), these pots have tremendous advantages over plastic pots. With better air exchange, this "breathable" pot fosters robust root growth and reduces transplant shock since you can plant the pots directly in the ground. The pot naturally becomes part of the soil on its own over time—no composting required—and since they're made from a renewable resource that requires very little energy, they're earth-friendly too!

100% Guarantee

We offer a 100% unconditional guarantee for all our perennials to reach you in good condition and to grow. If you're not satisfied, we'll reship or refund immediately. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have questions or concerns—we share your passion for gardening and want your new plants to thrive in your border!

Shipping Details

We use custom, earth-friendly packaging to make sure your order arrives in great condition, and we ship based on the best planting time for your growing zone (see the approximate dates below), unless otherwise indicated at checkout. If you wish, you can indicate a specific ship date during checkout.

Spring

  • Zone 3, 4: Early to Mid May
  • Zone 5: Late April to Early May
  • Zone 6: Mid to Late April
  • Zone 7: Early to Mid April
  • Zone 8: Late March to Early April
  • Zone 9, 10: Late March

Fall

  • Zone 2, 3, 4: Early September
  • Zone 5: Early to Mid September
  • Zone 6: Mid September
  • Zone 7: Mid to Late September
  • Zone 8, 9, 10: Late September to Early October