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Georgia Department of Agriculture


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27th Annual Hellebore Days at Piccadilly Farm Nursery and Gardens Friday and Saturdays, March 1, 2, 8 and 9; 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Events include: Hellebore Garden Tours on Friday and Saturday mornings at 11 a.m. Piccadilly Farm Nursery and Gardens; 1971 Whippoorwill Road; Bishop, Georgia, 30621; (706) 765-4444; Free and Open to Public


For immediate release: Contact Valerie Hinesley (706) 765-4446

The 27th annual Hellebore Days will be held at Piccadilly Farm Nursery and Gardens in Bishop, Georgia on March 1, 2, 8 and 9 from 9 am to 4 pm each day. All weekend activities are free and open to the public. Tours of the Hellebore trail and gardens will be held on Friday and Saturday mornings at 11 am. Hellebores (Helleborus x hybridus), also known as Lenten Roses, bloom in the late winter. The beautiful long lasting flowers are a mix of colors including white, pink, rose, purple, yellow, and pale green. Hellebores are evergreen and will spread to form a wonderful groundcover for shady areas. They are drought tolerant; deer and pest resistant; require little maintenance; and are adapted to most areas of the United States. Piccadilly Farm sells many hellebore varieties including mixed colors, doubles, and special colors. A complete plant list is provided on the nursery’s website at

Beginning in 2019 Piccadilly Farm will be open for 8 Open House weekends: the first two Fridays and Saturdays of March, April, May and October from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. The nursery is also open by Appointment year round. Please schedule a date and time by phone or email to Piccadilly Farm is located at 1971 Whippoorwill Road in Bishop, Georgia which is south of Athens in Oconee County. Groups are welcome to visit the gardens by appointment. Contact (706) 765-4444 for more information or to make an appointment.

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