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Hellebores for Early Spring Color

Hellebore bloom is a true harbinger of spring.  These are among the first to bloom in our gardens. They are grown for their spectacular evergreen foliage as well as for their unusual floral display. Although they are quire drought tolerant, they still thrive in a moist area. They prefer a shaded or partially shaded area, but can tolerate morning sun.  They are extremely deer resistant and tolerate the toxins of the walnut trees. They are very easy to grow. The care of all the hellebores that we grow is the same except for Helleborus foetidus.  Except for H. foetidus,  before growth begins in late winter or early spring we cut the foliage completely to the ground.  By doing this, the stunning flowers are not surrounded by a halo of dead leaves.  All we do for H. foetidus is cut out any dead parts in the spring and cut off flower stalks when they are unattractive.  The other hellebore flower stalks are usually covered by leaves as they grow and do not need removal.

Helleborus ‘Blushing Bridesmaid’ WEDDING PARTYTM Series
Helleborus ‘Confetti Cake’ WEDDING PARTYTM  Series
Helleborus ‘Flower Girl’ WEDDING PARTYTM Series
HHelleborus ‘Maid of Honor’ WEDDING PARTYTM Series
Helleborus ‘Rome in Red' HONEYMOONTM Series
Helleborus ‘Sandy Shores' HONEYMOONTM Series
Helleborus  'Spanish Flare' HONEYMOONTM Series
Helleborus ‘True Love' WEDDING PARTYTM Series

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