Exquisite 3" fluffy and ruffled double flowers drenched in a cascade of light-to-lipstick pinks with
purple striations provide the star quality. But this is no shrinking violet. It is one our WINTER
THRILLERS, cultivated to retain its rich, colorful blooms up to 12 weeks.
Light: Full to partial shade
Bloom Time: Late winter to mid spring
Zones: 4 to 9
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Ballerina Ruffles Helleborus Product Details
Helleborus orientalis 'Ballerina Ruffles' (WINTER THRILLERS™ Series)
Zone 4 - 9 (-30 degrees F)
Glossy green leathery leaves divided into 7 to 9 toothed leaflets. Evergreen in warmer climates.
3" fluffy double flowers
Pink shades ranging from light to bright lipstick pink, some with purple speckling
Late winter to mid spring.
Set at the same level it is at in the container. Firm and water thoroughly.
Average, fertile soil.
You can't help but to be drawn to this beauty queen! This exquisite hellebore features large 3", fluffy double flowers in pink shades ranging from light to bright lipstick pink, some with purple speckling. The double flowered selections of WINTER THRILLERS™ hellebores have the added bonus of retaining their color for up to 12 weeks, long after the flowers are spent. You'll hardly even notice when the flowers are finished because they just keep on looking fresh and lovely for so long. This feature greatly expands their shelf life and season of interest in the landscape.
Only to remove old damaged or brown foliage.
Exquisite and tastefully unique, the Ballerina Ruffles Helleborus flower has voluminous, colorful petals which cascade around the center of the bloom, nicely framing the pale yellow eye. The creamy white to pale green background color of this flower is laced with vibrant purple around the edges that bleeds towards the center, dramatically creating a watercolor effect. Each bloom appears to dance at the tip of its stem as the 3-inch painted petals ruffle towards the center, creating the tiered look reminiscent of a ballerina's skirt.
One of our winter thrillers, it is specially cultivated to increase the longevity of its flowering season, retaining its blooms up to 12 weeks, from late winter to early spring. These Ballerina flowers grow to be 18 - 22 inches in height and are simply lovely as potted plants, garden embellishments or shaded woodland accents. Aesthetically pleasing in mass plantings or in small numbers to emphasize its prominent blooms, Ballerina flowers add a fanciful touch wherever they are situated. Drought tolerant and deer resistant, Ballerina Ruffles Helleborus flowers are low-maintenance and remain evergreen in many zones. Favoring fertile soil and full to partial shade, this flower can be planted under large deciduous trees to ensure it receives the proper amount of shade.The Ballerina Ruffles Helleborus flower is a rare, artistic beauty which any lucky gardener will treasure and appreciate for years to come.