Learn all about Lenten rose, (aka Helleborus) and how to use this lovely, deer-resistant early bloomer in your home garden. Includes advice on siting, creating a pleasing overall design with complementary flowers, and general growing advice.
Hellebores, or Lenten roses, get their ecclesiastical nickname from their growing season. It begins in winter and extends into spring, surrounding the season of Lent. While the long-lived plants add color to the garden for several months in winter and spring but are also appreciated for their attractive foliage.