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Double flowering Lenten rose

Lenten rose
Plant Botanical Name: 
Helleborous x hybridus
Plant Sub Species or Variety: 
'Southern Belles Strain'
USBG Plant Location: 
National Garden
Shade to part sun

The Southern Belles Strain of the Lenten rose, a wonderful deer resistant garden plant, are some of the best double-flowering hybrids available.