Helleborus California Dreaming Lenten Rose
California Dreaming Lenten Rose, Helleborus, provides us with unique clear yellow flowers in spring. Part of the Honeymoon series which feature Lenten Roses containing notable vigor, showy floral displays with large numbers of blossoms per plant, and rich flower colors.
Lenten Rose are wonderful additions to the shade garden or naturalized woodland garden. With their dark, thick, evergreen foliage they look fantastic in and out of bloom. In late winter or early spring their nodding cup-shaped flowers emerge. Flowers dry on the plants, sometimes persisting for months. They are easy to grow in average soil and are tolerant of drought once established. A long lived perennial, Lenten Rose resists pests, deer and rabbits. A premium shade perennial.
Plant in shade to part shade in well draining soil. Old foliage can be cut back in late winter before new flowers emerge. Poisonous.
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