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Helleborus × hybridus ‘Mardi Gras Double Strain’
Helleborus × hybridus ‘Mardi Gras Double Strain’
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Helleborus × hybridus ‘Mardi Gras Double Strain&...

Lenten Rose

USDA Zone: 5-9

Plant number: 1.255.670

Large, double blooms are held above the green foliage, in shades of nearly black, deep purple, rose and pink. Long lasting cut flower. Blooming may well start during winter in mild regions. Avoid doing any pruning other than to remove dead leaves or stems down near the base of the plant. Quite possibly hardy to Zone 4. Seed strain from breeder Charles Price. CAUTION: Harmful if eaten/Skin irritant.

Further details for
Helleborus × hybridus ‘Mardi Gras Double Strain’

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
  Average or
Care Level
Flower Colour
  Deep Pink
  Light Pink
Blooming Time
  Early Spring
  Mid Spring
  Late Spring
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Rabbit Resistant
   55-60 cm
   21-23 inches
   65-75 cm
   25-29 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.