Schedule Change

On Friday, September 19, the U.S. Botanic Garden's outdoor National Garden will close early at 5 p.m. It will reopen for regularly scheduled hours on Saturday, September 20 at 10 a.m.

Double flowering Lenten rose

Lenten rose
Plant Botanical Name: 
Helleborous x hybridus
Plant Sub Species or Variety: 
'Southern Belles Strain'
USBG Plant Location: 
National Garden
Sunlight: 
Shade to part sun

The Southern Belles Strain of the Lenten rose, a wonderful deer resistant garden plant, are some of the best double-flowering hybrids available.