Helleborous Orientalis


Helleborus Orientalis – 1 Litre Pot

Plant Fact File:

  • Plant Type: Perennial
  • Common Name: Lenten Rose
  • Height: Up to 25cm
  • Spread: Up to 30cm
  • Pot Size: 1 Litre
  • Aspect: Partial shade to full shade
  • Flower Color: Various shades including white, pink, purple, and green
  • Flowering Season: Late winter to early spring
  • Special Features: Evergreen foliage, early flowering


Helleborus Orientalis, commonly known as the Lenten Rose, is a charming perennial prized for its early spring blooms and attractive evergreen foliage. With a mature height of up to 25cm and a spread of up to 30cm, this variety is well-suited for adding color and interest to shaded garden beds, borders, or containers.

Key Features:

  • Early Spring Blooms: Helleborus Orientalis brightens up late winter to early spring landscapes with its delicate blooms. The Lenten Rose produces flowers in various shades, including white, pink, purple, and green, adding a welcome burst of color to the garden when few other plants are blooming.
  • Evergreen Foliage: Enjoy year-round interest in the garden with Helleborus Orientalis’ attractive evergreen foliage. The dark green leaves have a leathery texture and provide a lush backdrop for the colorful blooms, even during the winter months.
  • Compact Growth Habit: With a height of up to 25cm and a spread of up to 30cm, this Lenten Rose has a compact growth habit that makes it ideal for small garden spaces or container gardening. Plant it as a border plant or as a focal point in mixed plantings for maximum impact.
  • Versatile Landscape Use: Helleborus Orientalis thrives in partial to full shade, making it suitable for a variety of garden settings. Use it to brighten up shaded areas, under trees, or along woodland edges where other plants may struggle to grow.

Additional information


Shade-tolerant, Sun-loving