The Mardi Gras Slate Shades offer cool, slatey, blue purples with a quality all their own. Every garden should have a slate-coloured hellebore. The Mardi Gras Series is bred by Charles Price of Seattle whose work predates that of most American breeders. The colours are bold, the flowers are large and well-formed and the plants are strong and vigorous. Deer resistant. Perennial Plant of the Year 2005.
Common Name: Lenten Rose
Family: Ranunculaceae (The Buttercup Family)
Zone Hardiness: 5
Light: Part Sun, Part Shade, Full Shade
Primary Bloom Colour: Blue
Secondary Bloom Colour: Purple
Bloom Time: Late Winter - Early Spring
Soil Moisture: Average, Moist, Dry
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia
*The Plant Encyclopedia is updated each year to provide a representation of the plants we offer, have offered, and may offer again. However, it is not a live inventory of our stock. Not all plants will be available at all times or in every year. Use the link above to enquire about the availability of this plant. Additionally, we carry many plants that have not yet been entered into our database so please enquire if you don’t see what you’re looking for. Plants are available only for on-site sales at our nursery in Richmond, BC, Canada or for shipping within Canada. We do not ship internationally. However, if you are visiting the nursery from afar, we can arrange for the necessary permits and paperwork for you to take plants back with you to your country.