Pick of the week: Lenten Rose
Helleborus orientalis as known as a “Lenten rose” is a late-winter blooming perennial that grows large, cup-shaped, rose like flowers. The flowers usually form 1-4 clusters on thick stems and can grow to be 1.5’ tall and have an 8-10 week long bloom period. Plant the Lenten rose near the patio or walkway or plant as a ground cover. Grows best in rich, well-drained, neutral to alkaline soil and likes full sun to partial shade.