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Helleborus x hybridus ‘White Lady Spotted’
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Helleborus hybridus White Lady Spotted

<i>Helleborus</i> x <i>hybridus</i> ‘White Lady Spotted’

Helleborus

Christmas Rose/Lenten Rose

Stories about this genus are countless. In medieval times, it was considered a weapon against witches, madness and evil spirits. Hellebores deserve a place in every garden, not only because of their supposed power, but because they bloom for a long time, early in winter, when the weather is cool and most other flowers are still dormant.

They like moist, loamy soil with lime and leaf mold. We like them as ground covers for deciduous shrubs, conifers, or broad-leafed evergreens, and when possible plant them in an elevated spot to admire their nodding flowers.

Helleborus x hybridus ‘White Lady Spotted’ full sun  partial shade

This elegant empress will take command of your winter garden. Warmed by a maroon freckled center and distinctively showcased against a dark green, thick-leafed evergreen base, each beautiful rounded white blossom appears to be sculpted from snow. Her glorious bearing is the result of Germany’s Gisela Schmiemann’s outstanding Hellebore breeding program.

Blooms January–April.

Size: 14"–18" high x 18" wide; hardy to zone 5.

Helleborus x hybridus ‘White Lady Spotted’ (P-1340)
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