|Common Name||Lenten rose|
|Plant Series||Helleborus NORTH STAR™ Series|
|US Patent #||--|
|EU Grant #||--|
|Hardiness Zone||5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||25" / 38" / 30"|
|Finish Time||Medium (6-8 Weeks)|
|Bloom Time||January, February, March|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Flowering Season||Spring, Winter|
|Soil||Rich, but plant is fairly tolerant. Good drainage is a must.|
|pH||6.0 - 7.0|
|Exposure||Full Sun, Part Shade, Full Shade|
|Special Uses||Deer Resistant, Winter Color|
|Nutritional Needs||150 - 200 ppm|
|Water (Greenhouse)||Keep evenly moist.|
|Landscape Value||Entry, mixed beds, borders.|
|Finish Time to 4"||8 - 12 weeks|
|Grower Notes||For spring blooming plants, transplant the summer before. Helleborus grow best (greenhouse production) when day temperatures are 50-65° F and night temperatures are 45-55° F. Spring/Summer growing: 50% shade in the northern states, 70% shade for southern states is beneficial.|
Helleborus NORTH STAR™ Plum
Stunningly rich, plum-purple double flowers are held just above the pine-green foliage. This evergreen, deer-resistant plant adds dramatic color to sunny borders and tree under-stories as late winter turns to spring. Bred for reliable tissue culture production planning. Plant in spring for flowering the following winter.
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