hellebores are bravely in bloom. These flowers are sometimes called by misleading and contradictory names: Christmas roses or Lenten roses.
Early and rugged, these hellebores are fully in flower. Unfortunately they're a bit shy, and keep their faces pointed downward.
Hellebores are now fashionable houseplants. Plants can purify the air in your home, advises David Suzuki, but Robert Pavlis disagrees.