Exposure
Part sun
Shade
Soil Moisture Needs
Average
Wet
Growth Rate in the Garden
Slow
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Winter
Bloom Color
White
Attributes
Rock Garden
Evergreen
Drought Tolerant
Water Requirements
Prefers well-drained soil

Helleborus niger

Christmas Rose

An elegant perennial with delicate, single white flowers rising above lustrous, dark green leaves. Mass under trees or place in beds of mixed plantings. Also useful against spring-flowering evergreens.

Height:

12-18 Inches

Spacing:

12-18"

Additional:

Toxic if ingested.

Bloom Time:

Winter-Early Spring

Bloom Color:

White.

Helleborus (he-leb'-o-rus)

Family: Ranunculaceae · Common Name: Hellebore

Beautiful, long-lasting flowers for the shaded garden. Nodding flowers on short stems bloom very early, in late winter or early spring. Needs regular watering, do not let soil dry out.

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