lenten rose

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Noun1.lenten rose - slightly hairy perennial having deep green leathery leaves and flowers that are ultimately purplish-greenlenten rose - slightly hairy perennial having deep green leathery leaves and flowers that are ultimately purplish-green
hellebore - any plant of the Eurasian genus Helleborus
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Lenten roses are perfect for a woodland setting or a sheltered border in dappled shade where they will not be exposed to the midday sun.
More common are the related Lenten roses (Helleborus x hybridus).
Hellebores, especially helleborus x hybridus with exotic colours, are often referred to as Lenten Roses and are perfect for February.
Hellebores, especially helleborus x hybridus with exotic colours and markings, are often referred to as Lenten Roses and are perfect for February.
Both the Christmas and the Lenten Roses are currently all the rage.
I especially like helleborus orientalis too, Although they flower a little later, the Lenten roses, in pink, white and red, are hardier and the flowers more prolific.
Lenten roses, pheasant's eye, snowdrops and pasque flowers can be enjoyed on campus and around the headquarters building, the Lewis Education Center.
* ROOTS of hellebores, including Christmas and Lenten roses, can also be lifted and divided even if they have not finished flowering.
SMALLER suitable plants include lenten roses (helleborus orientalis), geranium phaeum and many of the other herbaceous geraniums, Solomon's seal, periwinkle, variegated dead nettles (lamium White Nancy, Silver Beacon etc.) and bulbs such as snowdrops, winter aconites, bluebells, Turk's cap lily and the giant lily (cardiocrinum giganteum).BASED on the age-old sheep shear scissor, this great design trimmer measures 28cm in length and incorporates a blade length of 14cm.
BY far the showiest plants in my garden at this time of year are the hybrid hellebores, the so-called Lenten Roses.
Well, if you have got Lenten Roses in your garden, they now reach four feet in height and four feet across.