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Hellebores Helleborus

Other Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
hel-eh-BORE-us
Description

Hellebores are flowering perennials native to Europe, Morocco, and temperate Asia.  Many species are commonly grown in gardens for their evergreen foliage and winter or early spring-blooming flowers.

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Cultivars / Varieties:
H. croaticus, H. foetidus, H. lividus subsp. corsicus, H. niger, H. orientalis, H. x glandorfensis 'Ice N' Roses', H. x hybridus
Tags:
#evergreen#perennial#spring flowers#winter interest#herbaceous perennial#winter flowers
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
H. croaticus, H. foetidus, H. lividus subsp. corsicus, H. niger, H. orientalis, H. x glandorfensis 'Ice N' Roses', H. x hybridus
Tags:
#evergreen#perennial#spring flowers#winter interest#herbaceous perennial#winter flowers
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Helleborus
    Family:
    Ranunculaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Europe, Morocco, and temperate Asia
    Play Value:
    Attractive Flowers
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Herbaceous Perennial
    Perennial
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Habit/Form:
    Clumping
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Cream/Tan
    Green
    Pink
    Purple/Lavender
    Red/Burgundy
    White
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Winter
    Flower Shape:
    Cup
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Value To Gardener:
    Long-lasting
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Theme:
    Cottage Garden
    Winter Garden