"The allure of the Christmas rose and the remarkable availability of the Lenten rose have heightened the rising popularity of these treasured perennials. Co-authors Colston Burrell and Judith Knott Tyler capture all of this and bring to light many of the new seed strains and hybrids in this monograph on the Helleborus
—Richie Steffen, American Gardener
, September 2006 (American Gardener
"[Burrell and Tyler] have produced what is most likely the most complete work on the subject."
—John Bagnasco, Garden Compass
, September/October 2006 (Garden Compass
"This thorough and reliable book is the most up-to-date available on the genus at present."
—Tony Lord, Plantsman
, September 2006 (Plantsman
Long considered connoisseurs plants, hellebores are now among the hottest perennials thanks to their early bloom, long-lasting flowers, shade tolerance, handsome foliage, and the profusion of new colors and forms. Authors Cole Burrell and Judith Tyler have produced what is arguably the definitive book on the genus for hellebore lovers at every level of interest.