• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full shade to filtered sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly in extreme heat; requires less once established.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Reaches 12 to 18 inches tall and 16 to 24 inches wide.
    Key Feature:
    Shade Loving
    Blooms:
    Late winter to early spring.
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:hel-eh-BORE-us hy-BRID-us
    Plant type:Perennial
    Deciduous/evergreen:Semi-evergreen
    Growth habit:Mounding
    Growth rate:Slow
    Average landscape size:Reaches 12 to 18 inches tall and 16 to 24 inches wide.
    Special features:Gift Plant, Waterwise
    Foliage color:Gray-green
    Blooms:Late winter to early spring.
    Flower color:White
    Companion PlantsLigularia (Ligularia); Coral Bells (Heuchera); Astilbe (Astilbe); Hosta (Hosta); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Provide humus-rich, evenly moist, well-drained soil. Mulch to conserve moisture, avoiding crowns. Winter protection advised in cold winter areas. Remove spent blooms if seedlings are unwanted and to maintain color integrity of the original clump. Shear old foliage in spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Shade
    Full shade to filtered sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly in extreme heat; requires less once established.