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Helleborus Blushing Bridesmaid (Lenten Rose)

(Wedding Party® Series) Double blooms of stunning white and magenta boast a small centre bunch of yellow stamens surrounded by petals with a white halo that fades into deep rose picotee edges. Slow growth rate.

Hellebores get their common name- Lenten Rose- from the fact that they bloom for at least six weeks beginning in late winter, or during the Christian season of Lent, heralding in spring.

Blooms late winter to early spring
1.5-2 ft tall x 2 ft spread
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Evergreen
Drought tolerant
Moderate salt tolerance

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Zone Zone 4
Exposure Partial to Full Shade
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture

This is known to be one of the more hardy selection of ferns. Silvery green fronds bear burgundy veins and stems. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid spring to summer
1-2 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft wide
Groundcover
Deer and rabbit resistant

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Green blades with a white margin and insignificant creamy bottlebrush-like blooms are sure to make an impression in any shade garden. Slow to moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid spring
1-1.5 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant

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Puffed-out white, heart-shaped, flowers with dangling white lips hang delicately from thin branches that are contrasted against chartreuse fern-like foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring
2-3 ft tall x 3 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds
Tolerant to juglone

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Clump-forming pink-mottled dark purple leaves grow below tall stems with small white bell-shaped flowers. Fast growth rate.

Blooms early to late summer
1 ft tall x 1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Salt tolerant

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Bright yellow sunflower-like flowers with an orange-gold centre grow profusely on tall stiff stems with wide, ovate, variegated white and deep green leaves. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-to-late-summer
2-3 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Heat tolerant
Drought tolerant

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(Wedding Party® Series) Double blooms of burgundy-black petals boast a small centre bunch of yellow stamens and flower on foliage of thin, wiry stems with bright green leaves. Slow growth rate.

Hellebores get their common name- Lenten Rose- from the fact that they bloom for at least six weeks beginning in late winter, or during the Christian season of Lent, heralding in spring.

Blooms late winter to early spring
1.5-2 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Evergreen
Drought tolerant
Moderate salt tolerance

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