Helleborus Wedding Party(TM) ‘Maid of Honor’

(Maid of Honor Lenten Rose)


$19.95


Hardiness Zones:

 4a  4b  5a  5b  6a  6b  7a  7b  8a  8b  9a  9b

Quick Overview:

Maid of Honor, with 2.5-3” blush to light-pink double flowers, is part of the ‘Wedding Party’ series, hellebores prized for vibrant color, multitude of blooms, and extraordinary vigor. Exemplary 18-24” landscape plants bloom for six weeks or more, and soon naturalize in a moist, woodland setting,

Description

These evergreen plants bring an architectural quality to the shady garden. Most bloom in early winter in mild climates and in late winter or very early spring where the ground freezes hard. Resistant to both deer and voles, they are long-lived and provide exquisite blooms at a time when flowers are a scarce delight  Hellebores are at their best in evenly moist well-drained soil in partial shade. Water well during extended dry periods; they are drought-tolerant once established.  Hellebores appreciate a soil pH near neutral so the addition of lime is beneficial in acidic soils.

 

Additional information

Common Name

Maid of Honor Lenten Rose

Botanical Name

Helleborus Wedding Party(TM) 'Maid of Honor'

Container/Amount

1 gallon

Evergreen or Deciduous

Evergreen

Hardiness Zone

4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b

Growth Rate

Average

Light Requirements

Part-shade, Shade

Height

1.5-2'

Width

2 ft.

Soil Condition

Well-drained

Water Needs

Low

Blooming Period

March to May

Flower Color

Yellow with maroon edging and veining

Fragrance

No

Foliage Color

green

Deer Resistant

Yes

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