Helleborus 'White Lady'
USDA Hardiness Zones
4 - 9
March - April
Excellent low growing mound shaped plant and one of the earliest flowering in the late winter very early spring. Clean glossy foliage that is semi-evergreen.
Prefers moist, high organic matter soil in a shade to partial shade site.
Many new culitvars available. Some include:
'Spotted Hybrids' 20 inches tall, mixed colored flowers with spots on the blooms.
'Pine Knot Select' 12-18 inches, yellow, white, picotee flowers
'Mrs. Betty Raincar' 12-18 inches white flowers
'Red Lady' 20 inches tall, red flowers
Slow to establish but are long lived once they do. Need high organic matter soils that are moist and in a shaded location. Foliage tends to be evergreen. Remove damaged foliage in the spring. Sap may cause skin rashes. Reported to be deer and rabbit resistant.