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Helleborus 'Ballerina Ruffles'
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Plant Type: Perennials

This exquisite hellebore features large three inch, fluffy double flowers in pink shades ranging from light to bright lipstick pink, some with purple speckling.  You can’t help but to be drawn to this beauty queen.

The double flowered selections of WINTER THRILLERS hellebores have the added bonus of retaining their color for up to twelve weeks, long after the flowers are spent.  You’ll hardly even notice when the flowers are finished because they just keep on looking fresh and lovely for so long.  This feature greatly expands their shelf life and season of interest in the landscape.

 

Hellebores are the harbingers of spring, blooming for six weeks or more beginning in late winter.  They are often flowering during the Christian season of Lent, from which they get their common name, Lenten Rose.  This is the perfect plant for naturalizing in moist, woodland areas where its extensive root system will spread as far as it is allowed.

 

 


Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Flower Color

Pink shades

Foliage Color

Green shades

Plant Spread

24 inches

Good Companions

Plant Height

18-22 inches

Scape Height

Hardness Zone

4-9

Soil Moisture

Average soil, Fertile soil


Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes

Border plants, Container, Cut flower or foliage, Drought Tolerant, Evergreen, Mass planting, Salt Tolerant, Easy to grow

Bloom Time

Early spring, Mid-spring

Critter Resistance

Deer, Rabbit

Exposure

Part shade to full shade

Growth Rate

Slow to medium

Seasonal Interests

Evergreen (in some or all zones)