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  • Denice Delmue

    Hellebores (shade plant), so easy and so pretty, a place in nearly every landscape. Exquisite bowl- or saucer-shape flowers in white (often speckled), pinks, yellows, or maroon remain on the plant for several months, even after the petals have fallen. Deer-resistant and mostly evergreen, hellebores' divided leaves rise on sturdy stems and may be serrated (like a knife) along the edges. They do best in shade where soil remains moist; some prefer acid or alkaline conditions, depending on vari

  • Kate Gibbs Sheppard

    Hellebore- shade garden ideas

  • Nichole Sangha

    Lenten rose Evergreen and tough, Lenten rose (Helleboros orientalis) is a shade-lover that often blooms while the snow is still on the ground. Flowers come in shades of purple, red, near-black, white, green, and pink. Plant it near a walkway so you can enjoy the show in March. Each plant grows about a foot tall and 18 inches across. 12 Top Midwest Perennial Flowers | Midwest Living

  • Margaret Guy

    Hellebore - shade plant. Acid and moisture loving, deer resistant, evergreen.

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Just when you think winter is never going to end, the spirit-lifting flowers of hellebore burst into bloom:

Hellebore -Spring blooming. Often called Lenten or Christmas rose because of their early-flowering season, hellebore excels in the shade garden where its nodding pink, white, rose, green, purple, yellow, spotted, or bicolored blooms bring welcome color to dark corners of the landscape. They also make great companions for spring-flowering bulbs such as Narcissus and Scilla. Hellebores are also deer and rabbit resistant. Grows in Zones 4-9.

2005: Hellebore Among the first perennials to bloom, hellebores offer beautiful flowers and foliage that stays evergreen in all but the coldest Zoneszones. This tough drought-, deer-, and rabbit-resistant perennial loves shade, too! Name: Helleborus selections Size To 2 feet tall and 3 feet wide Zones: 4-9 Plant it with: Epimedium, bleeding heart, or spring-blooming bulbs

Hellebores are wonderful winter plants, blooming when almost nothing else does. That's why they're also called Christmas or Lenten roses.

Hellebore (Helleborus), also called Christmas rose, is one of the earliest bloomers in shady gardens. Look for its burgundy, pink, cream, green, or white flowers in late winter or early spring. Although it looks delicate, the Christmas rose is quite sturdy once it gets established. And, it's deer- and rabbit-resistant. Hellebore grows best in Zones 4-8 and grows 12 inches tall.

Hellebores - these white ones are an exception to my not caring so much for the fuller/double hellebores!

Commonly known as hellebores, members of the genus Helleborus comprise approximately 20 species of herbaceous perennial flowering plants in the family Ranunculaceae, within which it gave its name to the tribe of Helleboreae. Many species are poisonous.

Shasta Daisy One of the most cheerful perennials, Shasta daisy offers simple flowers with sunny yellow centers for most of the summer. Plant Name: Leucanthemum x superbum Growing Conditions: Full sun or part shade and well-drained soil Size: To 3 feet tall and 1 foot wide Zones: 5-8 Plant it with: Silvery lamb's ears (Stachys byzantina) makes a perfect foil for Shasta daisy.Shasta Daisy

Helleborus x hybridus `Stained Glass’ Hellebore, Lenten rose (Helleborus orientalis, Helleborus x hybridus) A fantastic evergreen perennial that blooms in midwinter--hence the names Christmas rose or Lenten rose. Hellebores, unlike many shade-loving perennials, don't mind alkaline soil and water and are quite drought-tolerant once they get going. Flowers come in shades of white, pink, dark maroon, red and various spots; there are even several green-flowered types.

MEDIUM - Light: Sun,Part Sun,Shade Zones: 3-9 Plant Type: Perennial Plant Height: 3 inches to 5 feet tall Plant Width: 6 inches to 2 feet wide Landscape Uses: Containers,Beds & Borders Special Features: Flowers,Attractive Foliage,Fragrant,Fall Color,Cut Flowers,Tolerates Wet Soil

Bleeding Heart is a lovely perennial shade plant. I had to transfer mine from full sun (where our house's previous owner planted it) to shade. In the sun, it withered away by mid-summer. Plant them in the shade!