spring helebore pruning


Helleborus – Lenton Rose

helleborus blossoms

Image above courtesy Walters Gardens Springtime in the Mountains? One day it snows, then rains and suddenly the sun is shining and outside temperatures are a balmy fifty-degrees. Then the process repeats itself! What is a gardener to do? What are the flowers to do? Well, there is one early blooming spring perennial that old man winter has no power over and it is the answer to a gardener’s need for spring color to break out of the cold drab winter shell! The name of this wondrous perennial is Helleborus or Lenton Rose. Helleborus has year around attractive foliage that persists through the deepest snow and then blooms in early...