UCCE Master Gardeners of El Dorado County
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UCCE Master Gardeners of El Dorado County


Our most recent article, as published in the Mt. Democrat newspaper


Hellabore, 'Lenton Rose
Hellabore, 'Lenton Rose"

by Lois Trimpey
UCCE Master Gardener of El Dorado County

Hellebores (genus: Helleborus) are not as well-known or recognized as many of our other beautiful perennials, but once discovered by gardeners, they easily become a favorite. There are about 20 known species of this glorious, flowering plant of the Ranunculaceae family, an herbaceous evergreen at home in most El Dorado County gardens and landscapes.

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