3 Apr 2011

‘Golden Sunrise’

helleborus golden sunrise

Helleborus x hybridus [‘Winter Jewels Series’] ‘Golden Sunrise’ is yet another introduction from esteemed breeder Marietta O’Byrne of Oregon. Her entire ‘Winter Jewels’ series is guaranteed to make a helleborephile  of anyone who is lucky enough to offer these stunning beauties a home.

With a brilliant yellow gene pool, this beguiling beauty never seems to replicate itself completely, allowing for a wonderful spectrum of yellows in the Spring garden! The odd few appear as a solid yellow, but most exhibit red veining and or a desirable red picotee edging! Like many others within the genus, the flowers [ 2-4” across] are downward facing, but a pleasant surprise is that the reverse of many of the petals include a warm red veining! Since I’m currently hooked on this wonderful woodland, shaded garden necessity, you can expect to find ‘Golden Sunrise’ on the benches of LittleTree this Spring!

2 comments:

Grace Peterson said...

Looks like a real gem, Barry. It would definitely light up a shady corner. Can you see it paired with a variegated evergreen shrub?

CanadianGardenJoy said...

Pats sweetie : )
I hope you check back on your comments because I wanted to say a BIG 'THANK YOU" for the ID on my mystery hellebore .. I was just so shocked to see the "freckles" .. I know I did NOT buy this one so either mislabled or what .. it arrived in my garden because it was meant to be ! LOL
Eddie ;-)