• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full shade to partial sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate growing; reaches 8 to 12 in. tall, 16 in. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Beautiful Winter Flowers
    Blooms:
    Late Winter to Early Spring
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:hel-eh-BORE-us NY-ger
    Deciduous/evergreen:Semi-evergreen
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 8 to 12 in. tall, 16 in. wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Late Winter to Early Spring
    Flower color:White
    Garden styleAsian/Zen, Cottage
    Companion PlantsCoral Bells (Heuchera); Astilbe (Astilbe); Hosta (Hosta); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Ligularia (Ligularia)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Prefers well-drained soil, with neutral pH. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency in cool, shady settings; supplement in warmer climates. Provide some overhead protection from winter rain. Remove old foliage in spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Shade
    Full shade to partial sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
  • History & Lore
    History:
    This selection, bred for cut flowers, was developed through tissue culture and introduced in 2011 by the renowned Japanese grower Miyoshi.

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