Hellebores have a lot to recommend them. Being evergreen, they provide year
round interest, and they typically flower in late winter to spring, sometimes even as
early as Christmas. Their lantern-like flowers come in beautiful shades of
white, green, dusky pink and purple.
are very hardy plants and will survive the worst the weather
can throw at them. More than that, they will grow well in almost
all conditions - and that includes deep shade.
are slightly unusual amongst cultivated plants in so far as some
varieties can change their appearance slightly from one year to the next -
their basic characteristics remain the same however.
hellebores are easy
enough for amateur gardeners, they are a 'must have' in