Helleborus foetidus 'Leather and Lace'
Leather and Lace Bears Claw Lenten Rose
Item #: 10063
Zones: 6a to 9b
Height: 30" tall
Culture: Part Sun to Light Shade
Origin: Southeast Europe
Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?
Helleborus foetidus 'Leather and Lace' started at Plant Delights Nursery as a couple of oddball seedlings we pulled out of our Helleborus foetidus 'Krenitsky' strain, and subsequently introduced as a strain in 2015. The dark, black-green foliage of what we subsequently named Helleborus 'Leather and Lace' is more deeply cut than any form of Helleborus foetidus we've ever grown. The 20" tall x 3' wide evergreen clumps are topped with the typical 10" tall candelabra-like terminal sprays of large green bells in winter. As with all Helleborus foetidus, well-draining soils is the key to success.