Exposure
Part sun
Shade
Soil Moisture Needs
Average
Wet
Growth Rate in the Garden
Slow
Critter Resistance
Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Fall
Winter
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Winter
Bloom Color
Pink
Attributes
Container
Evergreen
Long Blooming
Water Requirements
Prefers well-drained soil
Prefers consistent soil moisture
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Helleborus x ballardiae 'Gold Collection® Merlin'

Lenten Rose

Outward facing light pink to pink flowers mature to a deep cranberry. Very dark green foliage with dark stems. Flowers appear in February thru April, before the new foliage appears.

Height:

10-13 in

Spacing:

15-18" (46 cm)

Hardiness Zone:

5-9

Bloom Time:

February-April

Bloom Color:

Pink

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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