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Zone:  4-9, shelter from winter winds

Height:  30-45cm  [1-1.5ft]

Spread:  Same

Bloom:  April-May; shades of pinks, with green, occasionally white

Foliage:  Evergreen, dark, shiny; replaced after blooming

Light:  Shade to semi-shade

Water:  Average

Soil:  Rich, humus, moist

Garden Location:  Shade gardens, naturalizes into large colonies; groundcover under trees and large shrubs

Helleborus orientalis-pinks (Lenten rose)