Helleborus 'Dark and Handsome' bears double, 2-1/2 to 3", near black to black-purple flowers. From Hans Hanson, selected for notable vigor, showy floral displays with large numbers of blossoms per plant, and rich flower colors. Hardy to the warmer half of zone 4 (Zone 4b).
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.