August 2022 – Hellebore aka Winter Roses

KINGDOM: Plantae ORDER:  Ranunculales FAMILY:  Ranunculaceae GENUS:  Helleborus There are approximately 20 species of herbaceous or evergreen perennial flower plants in the family Ranunculaceae, within which it gave its name to the tribe of Helleboreae. Despite names such as ‘winter rose’, ‘Christmas rose’ and ‘Lenten rose’, hellebores are not closely related to the rose family […]