Flowers in warm hues of light yellow and maroon-red will brighten the garden when they open in late winter and early spring. Spanish Flare, part of the Honeymoon™ Series developed by hybridizer Hans Hansen, offers a novel color for a hellebore. More and more gardeners are discovering the joy of growing hellebores, also called Lenten Roses. These shade-loving perennials are easy to grow as well as deer and rabbit resistant. Their glossy green foliage remains attractive throughout the growing season, and they naturalize well. Their blooms are a welcome sight when they open in late winter and early spring. The flowers are also very attractive when cut and placed in bowls of water. Helleborus 'Spanish Flare'
Planting InstructionsSet at the same level it is at in the container. Firm and water thoroughly.
Winter CareMulch the first winter if fall planted. Remove early in the late winter-early spring before growth starts.
Flower Color:yellow, purple, mixed
Flower FormLarge 3" single flowers
Foliage TypeGlossy green leathery leaves divided into 7 to 9 toothed leaflets. Evergreen in warmer climates.
Soil RequirementWell-drained, moist retentive soil for best results.
PruningOnly to remove old damaged or brown foliage.
Unique CharactersticsWalters: You've enjoyed the double-flowered Hellebores of the Wedding Party series, try the equally lovely single-flowered selections of the HONEYMOON™ Series from Walters Gardens, Inc. hybridizer Hans Hansen. In his breeding work, he selects for plants with notable vigor, showy floral displays with large numbers of blossoms per plant, and rich flower colors. Helleborus 'Spanish Flare' bears 3", single light yellow flowers with maroon red flares concentrated around the nectaries. A novel color pattern for Lenten Rose.
Height/Habit18 - 24 inches
Growth RateModerate once established which takes approximately 6-8 weeks.