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blooms

Lenten rose, Helleborus

Helleborus orientalis Helleborus flowers last for an incredibly long time--late winter to May--with petals in smoky purple, speckled mauve, white, and pastel green. Even in summer, the tough blooms persist, faded but indestructible. Happily, deer usually snub the foliage and flowers. The leathery...
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