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Lenten Rose

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Lenten Rose

Helleborus orientalis

Best grown in organically rich, humusy, well-drained soils in part shade to full shade. Locate plants in areas protected from cold winter winds. Clumps establish fairly quickly. New plants can be obtained from division of the clumps (best in spring) and from seedlings which grow up around the plants as a result of self seeding.  

Growing Conditions

Height 12 to 18
Light Requirements Part shade to full shade
Bloom time April
Zone 4 to 9

Additional Info

Leaf spot and crown rot are occasional problems

A rugged and easy-to-grow plant


All info from Missouri Botanical Garden