Although known as the Lenten Rose, they are not roses at all but actually belong to the Buttercup family. Nothing can compete in providing a whoosh of colour in the winter months as masses of red cup shaped flowers appear in January until the end of spring above abundant glossy evergreen foliage. Deer resisitant. Prefers moist soil in shade. Height & spread 35cm (14”).
Foliage/Stem/Fruit Interest, Moist Soil, Pest Resistant
SoilMoist and fertile.
FloweringJanuary to April
Additional InformationApply mulch in July and December when flowers are forming to give the plants a boost in nutrients. Strong sunlight all day may discourage the plants from flowering. All parts may cause stomach upset if ingested. Contact with sap may cause skin allergies. Deer resistant. Propagate by division after flowering. Hardy perennial.
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