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Christmas rose

By: Garden Gate staff
Hellebores lift their dainty, rose-shaped flowers to cheer you at the time of year when it seems that spring will never come.

Christmas rose

The white Christmas rose is the earliest hellebore to bloom, although usually not until about a month after Christmas.

Christmas rose

Helleborus niger

Type Perennial

Blooms White flowers in midwinter; turn pink as they age

Light Part shade to shade

Size 12 to 15 in. tall, 18 in. wide

Cold-hardy USDA zones 5 to 9

Heat-tolerant AHS zones 9 to 1

Published: Dec. 27, 2011
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