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Helleborus viridis ssp. occidentalis

Green Lenten Rose

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Item #: 3108

Zones: 6a to 9b

Height: 12" tall

Culture: Part Sun to Shade

Origin: Western Europe

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?


Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.



While certainly not the most spectacular of the hellebores, there are few better work horses in the woodland garden that H. viridis. In very early spring (February- April) in NC, the narrow semi-evergreen foliage serves as a nice foil to the stalks of 1" round green flowers. This easy to grow lenten rose prefers deciduous woodland conditions and has an amazing tolerance of wet clay alkaline soils.