Free Hellebores

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Yes, they’re free, and yes, there’s a catch. Barry Glick and the staff at Sunshine Farm and Gardens breed hellebores, the fanciest fancy-pants hellebores you ever saw. And before they can sell them, they have to name them. Just to make things interesting, they have an ongoing Hellebore Naming Contest. You look over the candidates, and submit what you think is an appropriate name of no more than two words. If they decide to market that hellebore, and if they use your name, they will send you a free 4-inch pot of the hellebore you named. Such a deal. All right: yet another way to waste time on the internet. But it might yield you a free plant.

About the Author

Kathy Purdy is a colchicum evangelist, converting unsuspecting gardeners into colchicophiles. She would be delighted to speak to your group about colchicums or other gardening topics. Kathy’s been writing since 4th grade, gardening since high school, and blogging since 2002.

Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.

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Oldroses July 28, 2006, 12:31 am

What fun! Thanks for sharing this.

jenn July 27, 2006, 1:19 pm

(I should add – I did this over a year ago…)

jenn July 27, 2006, 1:19 pm

I plunked in a bunch of names. None seemed worthy. Sigh.

So pretty, those flowers!