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Helleborus x hybridus ‘Party Dress Pink’ (Hellebore)

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Exceptionally pretty, Helleborus × hybridus ‘Party Dress Pink’ (Hellebore) features large (2-3 in. wide, 5-8 cm), fully double, ruffled and frilled, pink blossoms that resemble a girl’s fancy dress. Blooming heavily for weeks from late winter to early spring, these charming and dainty beauties rise on sturdy, thick stems above the leathery, glossy, evergreen, or semi-evergreen foliage. Showy and long-lasting, ideal to brighten the shade garden!

  • Grows in a bushy, upright clump, up to 12-18 in. tall (30-45 cm) and 24 in. across (60 cm). This perennial will self-seed in satisfactory growing conditions.
  • Performs best in part shade in fertile, humus-rich, moist, neutral to alkaline, well-drained soils. Can tolerate some sun. Avoid soils prone to drying out or staying wet.
  • Select a sheltered site to protect your hellebores from cold winter winds.
  • Easy to grow, this plant is a welcomed addition to shady borders, city gardens, coastal gardens, rock gardensunder trees or large shrubs, woodland gardens, or cottage gardens. Plant in groups for the best visual impact.
  • Hellebore flowers provide valuable nectar for early pollinators. Hellebore is not generally a plant that deer or other animals seek out to eat, but if other food sources are scarce, they may come along and make a meal out of your Hellebore.
  • No serious pest or disease issues. Keep an eye out for aphids, snails, hellebore leaf spot, and hellebore black death.
  • Remove faded or damaged foliage as the flowers appear.
  • Propagate by division in spring after flowering or in early autumn.
  • Ingestion may cause severe discomfort, skin irritant. Wear gloves and other protective equipment when handling.
  • Toxic to dogs, toxic to cats, toxic to horses, toxic to humans.

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Requirements

Hardiness 5 - 9
Heat Zones 5 - 9
Climate Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 14, 15, 16, 17
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Ranunculaceae
Genus Helleborus
Common names Hellebore, Christmas Rose, lenten Rose
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early)
Winter
Height 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spread 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spacing 24" (60cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam
Soil pH Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy, Evergreen, Semi-Evergreen
Tolerance Deer, Rabbit
Garden Uses Beds And Borders, Underplanting Roses And Shrubs
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Gravel and Rock Garden, Informal and Cottage, Prairie and Meadow, Coastal Garden
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Helleborus Molly’s White (Hellebore)
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Helleborus ‘Dark and Handsome’ (Hellebore)
Helleborus ‘Wedding Crasher’ (Hellebore)
Helleborus ‘Shotgun Wedding’ (Hellebore)

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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.
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Requirements

Hardiness 5 - 9
Heat Zones 5 - 9
Climate Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 14, 15, 16, 17
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Ranunculaceae
Genus Helleborus
Common names Hellebore, Christmas Rose, lenten Rose
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early)
Winter
Height 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spread 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spacing 24" (60cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam
Soil pH Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy, Evergreen, Semi-Evergreen
Tolerance Deer, Rabbit
Garden Uses Beds And Borders, Underplanting Roses And Shrubs
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Gravel and Rock Garden, Informal and Cottage, Prairie and Meadow, Coastal Garden
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