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Helleborus - Hellebores

Helleborus (Hellebores) is a genus of most attractive perennials with very long-lasting (6 to 8 weeks) flowers in winter or very early spring. Easy to grow, Hellebores add a nice texture to a woodland or shady border. Fairly deer and rabbit resistant, they are also frost-resistant, shade tolerant and many are evergreen. 


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Helleborus 'Angel Glow' (Hellebore)

Compact and vigorous, Helleborus 'Angel Glow' is a first year blooming Hellebore. It features pretty clusters of 6-9 pink buds opening to pale pink flowers that fade delicately to light green as they age.

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Helleborus 'Anna's Red' (Hellebore)

Noted for its unique foliage and the beauty of its flowers, Helleborus 'Anna's Red' (Hellebore) features single, rounded, rich red-purple blossoms adorned with a crown of creamy stamens. Unlike most hellebores, the flowers face outward attracting interest.

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Helleborus 'Ivory Prince' (Christmas Rose)

Helleborus 'Ivory Prince' or 'Walhelivor' (Christmas Rose) is the pretty result of a breeding program designed to produce vigorous, compact and upright hellebores with flat flowers for best display.

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Helleborus 'Penny's Pink' (Hellebore)

Noted for its unique foliage and the beauty of its flowers, Helleborus 'Penny's Pink' (Hellebore) features large, single, bright mauve blossoms, 3 in. wide (7 cm), adorned with a crown of creamy stamens. Unlike most hellebores, the flowers face outward attracting interest.

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Helleborus (Hellebores)

There are 17 Hellebore species. Most are native to the mountainous regions of Europe, especially the Balkan region of the former Yugoslavia, south along the eastern Adriatic to Greece and Turkey. Many of the species have been interbred, producing countless hybrid Hellebores in a rich array of colors and forms.

Helleborus argutifolius (Corsican Hellebore)

A robust native of Corsica and Sardinia, award-winning Helleborus argutifolius (Corsican Hellebore) is an evergreen perennial with large open clusters of bowl-shaped, nodding, pale green flowers, 2 in. wide (5 cm). Showy and long-lasting, ideal to brighten the shade garden!

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Helleborus foetidus (Stinking Hellebore)

Unjustly named Stinking Hellebore, award-winning Helleborus foetidus provides gardeners with some of the greatest pleasures in winter. Drought-tolerant, Helleborus foetidus is also one of the finest perennials for dry shade.

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Helleborus lividus (Majorcan Hellebore)

Native to the Mediterranean island of Majorca, Helleborus lividus (Majorcan Hellebore) is an evergreen perennial with open clusters of up to 8 or 10 outfacing, cup-shaped, pale rose-pink to silver-green flowers.

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Helleborus niger 'HGC Jacob' (Christmas Rose)

A very early bloomer, with blooms appearing as early as November, 'HGC Jacob' flowers the first year. Perfect to brighten the shade garden!

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Helleborus niger 'Potter's Wheel' (Christmas Rose)

One of the most famous names associated with Helleborus niger, 'Potter's Wheel' is a gorgeous Christmas Rose. It features large, single, pristine white flowers, 3 in. across (8 cm), with overlapping sepals and adorned with crowns of showy golden-yellow stamens.

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Helleborus niger (Christmas Rose)

Celebrated in songs and stories, Helleborus niger, commonly called Christmas Rose, is a winter-blooming evergreen perennial with large, bowl-shaped, glistening white flowers, 3 in. across (8 cm), adorned with crowns of showy golden-yellow stamens.

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Helleborus Walberton's Rosemary (Hellebore)

Incredibly floriferous, Helleborus 'Walberton's Rosemary' or 'Walhero' is the pretty result of a cross between Helleborus niger (Christmas Rose) and Helleborus x hybridus (Lenten Rose). Opening from rich pink flower buds, plentiful star-shaped, clear pink flowers with pointed and slightly ruffled petals, appear from late winter to mid spring.

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Helleborus Winter Jewels 'Amber Gem'

Showy and long-lasting, Hellebore Winter Jewels 'Amber Gem' (Helleborus) features double, cup-shaped, golden blossoms delicately margined in pink.

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Helleborus Winter Jewels 'Amethyst Gem'

Showy and long-lasting, Hellebore Winter Jewels 'Amethyst Gem' (Helleborus) features double, cup-shaped, deep amethyst-rose blossoms delicately margined in opal.

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Helleborus Winter Jewels 'Berry Swirl'

Showy and long-lasting, Hellebore Winter Jewels 'Berry Swirl' (Helleborus) features double, cup-shaped, blossoms in shades of juicy berries ranging from pink to deep rose, some delicately adorned with creamy-white centers.

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Helleborus Winter Jewels 'Cotton Candy'

Showy and long-lasting, Hellebore Winter Jewels 'Cotton Candy' (Helleborus) features double, fluffy, cup-shaped, light pink blossoms.

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Helleborus Winter Jewels 'Golden Lotus'

Exceptionally vigorous, Hellebore Winter Jewels 'Golden Lotus' (Helleborus) features large (2-3 in. wide, 5-8 cm), fully double, fluffy, sunny yellow blossoms, rich of 15-20 petals, some with burgundy red picotee edges and others with delicate streaks underside

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Helleborus Winter Jewels 'Golden Sunrise'

Cheerful and vigorous, Hellebore Winter Jewels 'Golden Sunrise' (Helleborus) features large (2-3 in. wide, 5-8 cm), single, saucer-shaped, canary-yellow blossoms, some with a red picotee edge or a showy red starburst center. The flowers are downward facing, like most hellebores, but the back of their petals is handsomely marked with colorful red veining.

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Helleborus Winter Jewels 'Harlequin Gem'

Showy and long-lasting, Hellebore Winter Jewels 'Harlequin Gem' (Helleborus) features double, saucer-shaped blossoms in a rich array of colors. The large purple-red flowers may be streaked with red, green or yellow on the inside while the outside is black or purple.

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Helleborus Winter Jewels 'Onyx Odyssey'

Hellebore Winter Jewels 'Onyx Odyssey' (Helleborus) features very large, 3 in. wide (7 cm), fully double, cup-shaped blossoms, rich of 15-20 petals in shades ranging from slate, to rich purple to black.

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Helleborus Winter Jewels 'Painted Doubles'

Incredibly beautiful, Hellebore Winter Jewels 'Painted Doubles' (Helleborus) features large, fully double, cup-shaped white blossoms artistically splashed with burgundy-red at their heart.

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Helleborus Winter Jewels 'Peppermint Ice'

Exceptionally beautiful and vigorous, Hellebore Winter Jewels 'Peppermint Ice' (Helleborus) features very large, fully double, lotus-like, cup-shaped, light pink blossoms adorned with deeper pink edges and red-veined undersides

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Helleborus Winter Jewels 'Red Sapphire'

Exceptionally beautiful, Hellebore Winter Jewels 'Red Sapphire' (Helleborus) features very large, fully double, lotus-like, cup-shaped blossoms in glowing shades of rich, rose-red. Lovely!

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Helleborus Winter Jewels 'Rose Quartz'

Hellebore Winter Jewels 'Rose Quartz' (Helleborus) features incredibly showy, fully double, cup-shaped, sparkling white blossoms adorned with a charming rose-pink picotee around the edges.

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