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Helleborus × nigersmithii Ivory Prince
Helleborus × nigersmithii Ivory Prince
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Helleborus × nigersmithii Ivory Prince

Lenten Rose

USDA Zone: 5-9

Plant number: 1.256.630

(='Walhelivor') An outstanding Hellebore selection bred by British plantsman David Tristram. This forms a sturdy mound of leathery evergreen leaves, veined in silver. It has a mid-spring display of reddish-pink buds that open into upfacing creamy-white flowers flushed with pink and green. Avoid pruning, other than to remove any dead or tattered leaves. All Hellebores resent being disturbed, so avoid moving or dividing mature plants if at all possible. This is a vegetative clone, increased commercially by tissue culture. USPP #16199: unlicensed propagation prohibited. Registered with COPF. CAUTION: Harmful if eaten/Skin irritant.

Further details for
Helleborus × nigersmithii Ivory Prince

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Partial Shade or
  Full Shade
Soil Type
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
Care Level
Flower Colour
  Light Pink
Blooming Time
  Early Spring
  Mid Spring
  Late Spring
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Attracts Butterflies
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
   30-45 cm
   12-18 inches
   30-45 cm
   12-18 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate