|Common Name||Lenten rose|
|Plant Series||Helleborus NORTH STAR™ Collection|
|US Patent #||--|
|EU Grant #||--|
|Hardiness Zone||4, 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 understories 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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