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Helleborus x hybridus MG Slate Double


Mardi Gras Slate Double offers cool, double, 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

Height: 18-24”

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: Blue

Secondary Bloom Colour: Purple

Class: Evergreen

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Late Winter - Early Spring

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist, Dry

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No


Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat:

Award: GPP

Geogrpahical Origin: Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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