This has been the best year ever for our Hellebores. I love them anyway, because they bloom in winter. But this year they are putting on quite a show with very big flowers and lots and lots of them. I have increased my already large collection by no less than five Hellebores.
This is a purple Hellebore I have in my front yard. They are slow growers, so it will be a couple more years before it fills out more.
Also in my front yard, this Hellebore is right alongside my front walkway. I love having some flowers to show off this time of year.
This is ne of my double Hellebores. (I now have three) This beauty is a brand new on that I got at the Seattle Flower And Garden Show last week.
This is one of the tiniest Hellebores I have ever seen. It is another of our new ones. We got this at a garden center in Portland. So far we have it in a pot. I don’t yet know where we will plant this one.
Very similar to the other double Hellebore by my front door, this one is a little darker in color. This one is also new and still in a pot. This brings the total number of double hellebores I have to three. I love them all.
I am in love with this red and white Hellebore. We also got this one in Portland a few weeks ago. So far, it is in a pot.
This beautiful green one is one of four Hellebores that was here when we bought the house five years ago.
And this stinking hellebore is one of the other Hellebores that was already here when we moved in.
This is a Hellebore we have in our back yard along the fence.
This is a double Hellebore I have had for several years. It has gotten very big by now. We got this at Heronswood Nursery years ago. It is one of the doubles developed by Dan Hinkley. I loved that nursery. Too bad he sold it.
Also in our back yard, this speckled Hellebore is right under my bedroom window where I can see it.
This purple Hellebore is also beneath my window along with the double one.
There are three other Hellebores that were in areas that were too dark to photograph and my camera didn’t want to take a picture. I do hope that you have enjoyed the ones I did get to photograph though. I noticed that one of my daffodils was blooming yesterday along with my snowdrops and crocuses. The spring is starting here and I am So happy about it.