Large, double, frilly flowers of plum purple edged with with lighter pink. Fancy, showy blooms for early spring. Hardy to zone 4b (the southern half of zone 4).
Helleborus, also known as Hellebore or Lenten Rose, have very early spring blooms and handsome, leathery foliage. Plant in borders or a woodland edge. Give light to moderate shade for best flowering. Tolerant of heat and humidity, and when established, drier conditions. Highly deer resistant.