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Helleborus niger/Christmas Rose

Helleborus niger / Helleborus niger
A Christmas rose in full bloom in late winter and early spring
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A Christmas rose in full bloom in late winter and early spring

A clump of typical foliage will vary in height by variety and time of the year

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Scientific Name: Helleborus niger
Common Name: Christmas Rose
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Winter
Flower color: Pink
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: Does not bloom at Christmas, but still it is probably the best of the helleboruses for growth and flowering. All parts of the plant are poisonous. Plants are suitable for ground cover when spaced about 18 inches apart each way.