Photo Courtesy of Walters Gardens

Helleborus Dark and Handsome (Lenten Rose)

(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 approximately 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
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Moderate salt tolerance
Drought tolerant

Other plants in the Wedding Bells® Series


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