Flowering Perennials: Characteristics and Culture

Lenten rose

  • Scientific name
    Helleborus niger
  • Height
    5 to 8 inches
  • Bloom period
    February to March
  • Color
    White
  • Light
    Semi-shade
  • Moisture
    Moist, well drained
  • Soil
    Loam
  • Relative ease of care
    Challenging
  • Remarks
    Needs rich soil. Do not transplant or cultivate.