Indifferent to climate extremes and stresses!
- Genus: Helleborus
- Variety: Ice N’ Roses Red
- Item Form: 1-Quart
- Zone: 5 – 9
- Bloom Start To End: Late Winter – Early Spring
- Habit: Mound-shaped
- Plant Height: 12 in
- Plant Width: 12 in – 15 in
This remarkable Rose speaks is an amazing early Spring performer. Boasting more blooms than most other Hellebore cultivars, Ice ‘n Roses ‘Red’ would fit perfectly in a shade border. Its large, boldly colored rosy-red blooms perform beautifully in the garden from winter to spring — and also make excellent cutflowers for the vase.
It is an evergreen perennial and a very hardy plant once established. It stands up to the heat, humidity, and drought of summer. But it is best known for surviving the cold of winter, and poor soil conditions. Diseases and pests usually do not present a problem with this variety, and Ice ‘n Roses ‘Red’ slowly spreads over time, bringing you more flowering stems each season.
This rose presents itself 12 inches high and about 12 to 15 inches wide. It has serrated dark green foliage and a nice display of branching as well as masses of elegant nodding blooms. Very long-lasting, it is a fine addition to any setting, blooming at a time when the rest of the garden is still fast asleep. Add it to your landscape! Whatcom county is perfect for this plant.