|Common Name||Lenten rose|
|Plant Series||Helleborus NORTH STAR™ Collection|
|US Patent #||--|
|EU Grant #||--|
|Bloom Time||January, February, March|
|Exposure||Full Sun, Part Shade, Full Shade|
|Hardiness Zone||4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|Landscape Value||Entry, mixed beds or borders.|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||13" / 17" / 17"|
|Soil (Garden)||Rich, but plant is fairly tolerant. Good drainage is a must.|
|Special Uses||Cut Flower, Deer Resistant, Winter Color|
Helleborus NORTH STAR™ Crystalline
Forms a gorgeous mound of shimmering white flowers quickly in the landscape. Large, semi-double flowers apppear in late winter, just when they are needed most. Healthy, vigorous and easy to grow, this is definitely going to be a winter garden classic. Bred for reliable tissue culture production planning. Plant in spring for flowering the following winter.
|Water (Greenhouse)||Keep moist. Do not allow to dry out between waterings.|
|EC||1.5 – 2.0|
|pH||6.0 – 7.0|
|Fertility Needs||150 – 200 ppm|
|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.|
|Finish Time to 4″||8 – 12 weeks|
|Finish Time to Gallon||16 – 20 weeks|
|Day Length for Flowering||Short Day|
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