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Helleborus Hybrid - Tropical Sunset - Lenten Rose

    Helleborus Hybrid - Tropical Sunset - Lenten Rose


    Helleborus hybrid Tropical Sunset is a stunning perennial with unique, ruffled flowers that add a touch of exotic beauty to any garden. The flowers bloom in late winter to early spring, usually around February or March, depending on the climate. The flowers have a deep pink to mauve hue, with darker pink veining and a yellow center, creating a tropical sunset effect. The evergreen foliage is leathery, glossy, and deep green, providing an attractive backdrop for the colorful blooms.

    Product Characteristics:
    • Height: 45-60cm (18-24in)
    • Spread: 45-60cm (18-24in)
    • Flower color: Deep pink to mauve with darker pink veining and a yellow center
    • Flowering period: Late winter to early spring (February-March)
    • Foliage: Evergreen, leathery, and glossy deep green
    • Sunlight requirements: Partial to full shade
    • Soil requirements: Well-draining, humus-rich soil, slightly acidic
    • Hardiness Zone: 4

    Helleborus hybrid Tropical Sunset is a beautiful plant that can be used in a variety of ways. It can be planted in a woodland garden, as an accent in a mixed border, or as a focal point in a container garden. It also makes an excellent cut flower.

    Helleborus hybrid Tropical Sunset is a hardy plant that can tolerate cold winters and hot summers. It is also deer resistant and low maintenance, requiring minimal watering and fertilizing. Additionally, the evergreen foliage provides year-round interest in the garden.

    Companion Plants:

    • Bergenia 'Bressingham Ruby': Its dark, leathery foliage complements the rich color of Tropical Sunset's blooms.
    • Heuchera 'Marmalade': The orange-red leaves of this heuchera add a pop of color to the garden and complement Tropical Sunset's warm tones.
    • Sedum 'Autumn Fire': The rusty-red color of this sedum's flowers adds a nice contrast to the warm hues of Tropical Sunset.

    Care Instructions:
    Helleborus hybrid Tropical Sunset prefers partial to full shade and well-draining, humus-rich soil. It is important to keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Deadheading the spent blooms will encourage the plant to produce more flowers. Additionally, it is best to cut back the foliage in late fall or early spring to allow for new growth.

    Final Thoughts:
    Helleborus hybrid Tropical Sunset is a unique and beautiful addition to any garden. Its exotic blooms and evergreen foliage provide year-round interest, making it a worthwhile investment for any gardener. With its hardiness, low maintenance, and versatility, it is sure to be a standout in any landscape.