How long do hellebore flowers last?
The Christmas rose (Helleborus niger) can bloom in December in zone 7 or warmer but rarely blooms until spring in colder climates. Most species can be counted on to bloom somewhere between December and April and stay in bloom for a month or longer.
How poisonous are hellebores?
The leaves, stems, and roots of these plants are all poisonous. Although seldom fatal, your pet (or even your child) can become very ill if any part of the plant is ingested. Seek immediate veterinary or medical treatment if you suspect that any part of the plant has been consumed.