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Helleborus ‘Mother of the Bride’ (Hellebore)

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Helleborus ‘Mother of the Bride’ (Hellebore) is a Lenten Rose boasting large, double apricot flowers, 3 in. across (8 cm), with a light pink picotee edge. Blooming heavily in early to mid-spring, these nodding beauties rise on sturdy stems and contrast well with the glossy, dark green, evergreen foliage. Showy and long-lasting, this Lenten Rose provides year-round interest and is ideal to brighten areas of dappled shade under deciduous trees and shrubs.

This Hellebore belongs to the Wedding Party Series, which is noted for its double-flowered selections, available in numerous, beautiful color shades.

  • Grows in a bushy, upright clump, up to 18-24 in. tall and wide (45-60 cm).
  • Performs best in partial shade to full shade, in rich, humusy, moist, alkaline, well-drained soils. Lenten Roses are very tolerant and will grow well in most soils as long as the ground is not extremely dry or stagnantly waterlogged. Select a sheltered site to protect them from cold winter winds. Deer resistant!
  • Easy to grow, this plant is a welcomed addition to shady borders, containers, under trees or large shrubs, woodland gardens, or naturalized areas. Plant in groups for the best visual impact. Lovely groundcover when massed
  • Virtually disease and pest free, but watch for slugs and aphids.
  • Remove faded flower stems (unless you require seed) to promote new growth and for a neat appearance.
  • 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.

Requirements

Hardiness 4 - 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 Christmas Rose, Hellebore, lenten Rose
Exposure Partial Sun, Shade
Season of Interest Spring (Early, Mid)
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
Tolerance Full Shade, Deer, Rabbit
Garden Uses Beds And Borders, Ground Covers, Patio And Containers, Underplanting Roses And Shrubs
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage
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Helleborus Molly’s White (Hellebore)
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Helleborus ‘Confetti Cake’ (Hellebore)
Helleborus ‘Wedding Crasher’ (Hellebore)
Helleborus ‘Shotgun Wedding’ (Hellebore)

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Athyrium niponicum var. pictum (Painted Lady Fern)
Heuchera ‘Midnight Rose’ (Coral Bells)
Carex ‘Ice Dance’ (Japanese Sedge)
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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 4 - 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 Christmas Rose, Hellebore, lenten Rose
Exposure Partial Sun, Shade
Season of Interest Spring (Early, Mid)
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
Tolerance Full Shade, Deer, Rabbit
Garden Uses Beds And Borders, Ground Covers, Patio And Containers, Underplanting Roses And Shrubs
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage
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