Featured Plant: Lenten Rose

Featured Plant: Lenten Rose

Botanical name:  Helleborus niger    Common name: Lenten Rose or Christmas Rose

Blooms in New England in very early Spring – Eastern Mass. Blooms in February or March – April, then the leaves emerge and stay glossy green for the remainder of the season.

Grows to 10-12″, in sun (before leaves emerge on overhead trees, the plants may be in sun, but position in shade for the remainder of the year.

Jewel tones of purples, blues, white, rose and light pink.