|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)||13" / 17" / 17"|
|Finish Time||Medium (6-8 Weeks)|
|Bloom Time||January, February, March|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Flowering Season||Spring, Winter|
|Flower Color||Red, White|
|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||Cut Flower, Deer Resistant, Winter Color|
|Nutritional Needs||150 - 200 ppm|
|Water (Greenhouse)||Keep evenly moist.|
|Landscape Value||Entry, mixed beds or 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™ 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.
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