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Helleborus x 'Midnight Ruffles'

Also called Hellebore


Helleborus x 'Midnight Ruffles' - Lenten Rose - Photo courtesy of Chris Hansen

Series: Winter Thrillers™

More About Helleborus x 'Midnight Ruffles'

  • Double black flowers with contrasting yellow stamens
  • Long-lasting blooms retain their colour up to three months
  • Glossy evergreen foliage
  • Bloom Time: Early spring to early summer
  • Flower Size: 7.5 cm

Zone:

4

Height:

45-50 cm

Spread:

50-60 cm

Colour:

Near-black
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Lenten Rose Growing and Maintenance Tips

Thrives in an average to moist, well-drained soil, in partial to full shade. At flowering time, they require consistent moisture but are generally drought tolerant during the non-flowering season. They do not like to be moved once established. Remove damaged leaves in late winter (or before the buds appear), to encourage new growth. Disease resistant. 


Genus Overview: Helleborus

Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Grows best in average to moist, well-drained soils in partial to full shade. During flowering time they require consistant moisture, but are generally drought tolerant during the non-flowering seasons. They do not like to be moved once established. Remove damaged leaves in late winter (or before buds appear), to encourage new fresh growth. Disease resistant. 

Helleborus x 'Midnight Ruffles' Characteristics

Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Poisonous
Poisonous
Evergreen
Evergreen

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Early Spring
Winter

Habit

Mounding
Clumping

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Woodland/woods edge
Border/edging