• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full shade to filtered sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water weekly, or more often in extreme heat. Requires less water once established.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Forms foliage clumps 15 to 18 inches tall and 24 inches wide.
    Key Feature:
    Winter Flowering
    Blooms:
    Late winter to early spring
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:hel-eh-BORE-us
    Plant type:Perennial
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth habit:Mounding
    Average landscape size:Forms foliage clumps 15 to 18 inches tall and 24 inches wide.
    Foliage color:Gray-green
    Blooms:Late winter to early spring
    Flower color:Blue
  • Care
    Care Information
    Very adaptable, but best with well drained soil, rich in organic matter. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Keep roots cool in summer with a layer of mulch. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Shade
    Full shade to filtered sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water weekly, or more often in extreme heat. Requires less water once established.