• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full to partial shade
    Watering Needs:
    Water weekly, or more often in extreme heat, until established.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate growing; reaches 15 to 18 in. tall, 24 in. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Shade Loving Perennial
    Blooms:
    Late Winter to Early Spring
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:hell-e-BOR-us
    Plant type:Perennial
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 15 to 18 in. tall, 24 in. wide.
    Foliage color:Dark Green
    Blooms:Late Winter to Early Spring
    Flower color:White
    Garden styleAsian/Zen
    Companion PlantsCoral Bells (Heuchera); Ligularia (Ligularia); Hosta (Hosta); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Provide well-drained soil, rich in organic matter. Avoid harsh sunlight. Water regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch. Remove old foliage before new growth appears.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Shade
    Full to partial shade
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water weekly, or more often in extreme heat, until established.
  • History & Lore
    History:
    Bred by Marietta O'Byrne, considered by many to be the best Hellebore hybridizer in the world. Brought to market by Terra Nova Nurseries.

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