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Helleborus niger 'HGC Josef Lemper'
Common Name: Christmas Rose Family: Ranunculaceae (The Buttercup Family)

Helleborus niger 'HGC Josef Lemper'
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Slightly cupped, huge, pure white, outward-facing flowers turn to light green. Strong stems and dark green foliage. The largest of the HGC nigers and the toughest for the landscape with loads of garden presence. Blooms over a long period from mid December until April with multiple waves of flowers. The Helleborus Gold Collection brings magical new life to winter and early spring blooming hellebores. This selection is a big improvement on the normal H. niger. Deer resistant.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Europe and Western Russia
Native Habitat:
Mountain woodland, valleys, alpine grassy areas, elevation 1000-6000 feet.

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom ColourYellow 
Height12-24'  Bloom TimeFall - Winter 
Spread12-24'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureFull - Part Shade Part Shade Part Sun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone4-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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