Ivory Prince Lenten Rose - Helleborus 'Walhelivor'

 

IVORY PRINCE was selected in 1995 in Sussex, England from a controlled breeding program designed to produce new helleborus plants that exhibited vigorous growth, upright form and flatness of flowers. It is a bushy, clump-forming perennial that typically grows to 12-18" tall. It is noted for its burgundy-pink flower buds, its late winter bloom of creamy white flowers and its glossy, leathery, evergreen, medium green leaves. Outward-facing, cup-shaped, creamy white flowers with overlapping petals bloom atop reddish stems from late winter to mid-spring. Flowers acquire pink tones with age. Evergreen compound leaves are deeply lobed; leaves, stems and roots are poisonous.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Green
Flower Attributes: 
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Container
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Traditional
Light Needs: 
Partial Sun/Shade
Plant Types: 
Height: 
12-24"
Spread: 
12-24"
Flower Colors: 
White
Flower Seasons: 
Spring
Winter
Special Features: 
Deer Resistant
Growth Habits: 
Round
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 3
Average: 5 (2 votes)

 

Easily grown in organically rich, humusy, slightly alkaline, medium moisture, well-drained soils in part shade to full shade. Prefers light to moderate shade. Although the foliage is evergreen, it may become scorched and tattered in extremely harsh winters, particularly if not sited in locations protected from cold winter winds and/or insulated by snow cover. Cut back flowering stems after bloom to promote new foliage growth. This patented hybrid is reportedly sterile.

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