The late English gardener, Helen Ballard, carried the title, Queen of the Hellebores from the 1960s until her death in the mid-1990s. Although she worked primarily with Helleborus x hybridus, she also was one of the first people to cross … Continue reading
We love the little-known Helleborus lividus, so here’s a photo of one of our clumps in the gardens today. Unlike most better known lenten roses, this amazing Spanish native loves heat and sun. Helleborus lividus isn’t hardy north of … Continue reading
I just snapped this photo of Helleborus ‘Merlin’ in the garden…the flowers are a mysterious dusty pink. This is one of the sterile Christmas rose hybrids with outfacing flowers, and silver-veined foliage.
I wanted to show a current photo of our clump of Helleborus ‘HGC Pink Frost‘ in the garden, since it’s one of the very few hellebores whose color intensifies as the flowers age. A couple of hours of sun will … Continue reading
I just snapped this photo of the beautiful Helleborus lividus. This is the most heat tolerant and least winter tolerant of the lenten rose species. We’ve grown Helleborus lividus outdoors for over 20 years, despite experts claiming it isn’t winter … Continue reading
I just snapped this photo of Helleborus ‘Penny’s Pink’ showing its incredible foliage in the garden…who needs flowers when the leaves look this good. By the way, it’s also completely sterile. Check out our incredible selection of lenten roses!
I just took this photo of Helleborus x hybridus ‘Cotton Candy’ in the garden…good enough to eat, but no calories! http://www.plantdelights.com/Hellebores/Helleborus-for-sale/buy-Lenten-Rose/Hellebore-plants/
Several weeks ago, I posted a photo of Helleborus ‘Pink Frost’, but the real beauty of this sterile selection is that the flowers become a darker pink as they age…a color that hold for months. Here is how it looks … Continue reading
Here’s a lovely clump of Helleborus x hybridus ‘Golden Lotus’ in the gardens today, here at Juniper Level. Only a couple of years ago, double yellow-flowering hellebores were so rare, they would have cost you your first born…not any longer. … Continue reading
We’ve made several hellebore posts, which are hard not to do, since they put on such a great winter show in the shade garden. Here are some of our selections of the fertile Helleborus x hybridus from the garden this … Continue reading