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Helleborus × ericsmithii Winter Magic™ 'Candy Love' (Lenten rose)

Helleborus × ericsmithii Winter Magic™ 'Candy Love' PP19413

Lenten rose

Big, outfacing blooms in soft pastel shades are held well above the foliage, developing a greenish tinge as they mature. Leathery evergreen foliage displays a hint of silver. Perfect for dry shade and won't be bothered by deer. Blooms late winter through spring. From the breeding efforts of Belgian hellebore expert, Thierry van Paemel, and introduced by Plants Nouveau.


Height

12-15 Inches

Spread

15-18 Inches

Bloom Color

Mixed Colors

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-9

Lenten rose Interesting Notes

From the breeding brilliance of Belgian hellebore expert Thierry van Paemel comes the Winter Magic™ Series. These superior, incredibly floriferous selections make wonderful pot plants and permanent, deer proof, drought tolerant additions to any shady spot. All selections are sturdy and vigorous with leathery evergreen leaves covered in a veil of beautiful powder-grey. Big, outfacing blooms are held well above the foliage, developing a greenish tinge as they mature. Blooming will begin in the winter months in mild regions and last well into the warmer days of spring. - Plants Nouveau

A garden hybrid between H. niger x H. x sternii, formerly known as H. x nigristern, which is itself a hybrid between H. argutifolius and H. lividus.

Key Characteristics & Attributes

Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Full Sun
Full Sun
Full Shade
Full Shade
Part Sun
Part Sun
Early Spring
Early Spring
Moist
Moist
Dry
Dry
Average
Average
Cut Flower
Cut Flower
Evergreen
Evergreen
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant

Additional Information

Season of Interest (Flowering)
Late Spring / Early Summer
Winter
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Early Spring
Winter
Late Summer
Late Spring / Early Summer
Fall
Summer
Soil Moisture Needs
Well-Drained
Plug Type
Landscape Plug™
Propagation Type
Tissue culture
Attributes
Moist Sun
Moist Shade
Dry Shade
Ornamental Foliage