|Common Name||Lenten rose|
|Plant Series||Helleborus NORTH STAR™ Collection|
|US Patent #||--|
|EU Grant #||--|
|Bloom Time||January, February, March|
|Flower Color||Red, White|
|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™ Ruby Heart
Super showy winter time flowers. Semi-double flowers covered in ruby dots and freckles. Heavy flowering with minmal effort. Easy in containers or the garden. Rewarding and long lived. 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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