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.
Botanical name: Helleborus orientalis
Common name: Winter rose, Lentens rose, Hellebore
Native to: Europe & Asia
Position: Full shade/Part shade