Photo Courtesy of Skagit Horticulture

Helleborus niger HGC® Jacob (Lenten Rose)

(Helleborus Gold Collection®) Blooms of crisp white petals boast a small centre bunch of yellow stamens and flower on foliage of leathery dark green leaves. As they mature, the flowers turn a shade of rosy pink in the cooler temperatures and pale green with warmer weather. 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
0.5-0.75 ft tall x 1 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Moderate salt tolerance
Drought tolerant

Other plants in the Helleborus Gold Collection®


Zone Zone 5
Exposure Partial to Full Shade
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture
Patent Info PP# 17,799