Helleborus orientalis

Helleborus orientalis

Helleborus orientalis-Winter rose, Lentens rose, Hellebore

Helleborus orientalis- winter rose is an evergreen perennial. It has attractive deep green foliage. It produces long lasting flowers in a range of colours from winter into spring.

A great mass planting choice for under deciduous trees, where they provide a great burst of colour. Flowers can be used as a cut flower as the are long lasting.

Prefers cooler climates. Does best in shade or part shade, hot summer sun will burn the leaves. Needs moist well drained soil. Will tolerate frost and periods of dryness.

Cultural notes

Botanical name: Helleborus orientalis

Common name: Winter rose, Lentens rose, Hellebore

Family: Ranunculaceae

Native to: Europe & Asia

Flowers: winter-spring

Position: Full shade/Part shade

Height: 40cm

Width: 40cm

Helleborus orientalis
Helleborus orientalis
Helleborus orientalis
Helleborus orientalis