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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Helleborus orientalis flowers from February to April, coinciding with Easter along the way, giving rise to the popular name Lenten rose.
Julia AHELLEBORUS orientalis (lenten rose) is susceptible to leaf spot, a fungal disease.
Julia AHELLEBORUS orientalis (lenten rose) is susceptible leaf spot, a fungal disease.
Winter colour can also be gained from the Lenten rose Helleborus 'Double Black' or Helleborus 'Queen of the Night', a fleshy leaved evergreen with spectacular deep purple to nearly black flowers from December to April, with contrasting yellow stamens.
The Lenten rose Helleborus orientalis starts to flower later as its name suggests, and many hybrid varieties have been bred from this, resulting in a selection of petal colours and shapes.
In January and February, crocuses, early daffodils, and snowdrops bravely face frigid weather, but perhaps the most welcome flower of winter is the Lenten rose, so named because it is usually in bloom during the Christian season of Lent.
The Phases of the Spinning Cranefly Moon and the Lenten Rose Moon
So here we learn that this piney creature, lying on its side, its needles flimsy but sharper than they look, is called "prostrate beauty." There's also a Lenten rose, named for its incongruous blooming season.
He tells me it is Lenten Rose, Helleborus orientalis, a garden perennial.
orientalis, the Lenten Rose, flowers later - between February and April - and can be obtained in a variety of colours, from white, pink and red to purple and black.
I'm talking about those such as the Ashwood Garden hybrids which are basically hybrids from the Lenten rose and are well suited to this sort of position.
In mild-winter climates, the best hellebores are Corsican hellebore (Helleborus lividus corsicus) and Lenten rose (H.