Hellebore/Lenten Rose. Perennial. (*SB loves this.*) Easy. 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 variety. Winter interest. 1-4' tall. Gardens Ideas, Perennials Flowers, Pink Yellow, Deer Resistance, Shades Plants, Lenten Rose, Shades Gardens, Shade Plants, Rose Evergreen
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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
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.
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