The Royal Heritage™ Strain Lenten Rose is a hybrid strain of Helleborus, undergoing a 50-year process of cultivation to blossom into a wide range of rich colors, including maroon, red, white, near black and pink. This perennial also has blooms in yellow and pale green. Each plant has 2-inch blossoms with overlapping petals and displays its own unique color. Its blooming season starts in early winter and ends in early spring; it is bred to have a long flowering season, blooming for five months out of a year. Its foliage is a rich, medium green with leathery, serrated leaves. Height: 1.5-2 ft. Spread: 2-3 ft.