Category: Seminum | Sub-Category: Woodland
Scientific Name (Genus/Species): Helleborus orientalis
(P) to 2′. Lenten Rose. Europe. Leaves are wide, dentate, glossy and evergreen. Nodding, cup-shaped, pinkish rose, five-petalled flowers have numerous cream stamens. An understated, long-blooming beauty. Early spring. Partial shade. 3 & 72° for 6 weeks, followed by 25-39° for 6-8 weeks.