Common Name: Lenten rose
Cultivar: 'Harvington Hybrids'
Skill Level: Experienced
Exposure: Full sun, Partial shade
Soil type: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Acidic, Chalky/alkaline
Time to divide plants: October to January
Flowering period: February to April
Large clusters of saucer-shaped flowers with white, pink, red, and creamy yellow appear from mid winter to mid spring. The large leathery-looking, evergreen foliage may die down in a cold winter, but fresh new growth appears just ahead of the flowers. All parts of the plant can cause severe discomfort if ingested, and the sap may cause skin irritation.
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