• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full shade to filtered sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water weekly or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Reaches 12-16 inches tall and 16-20 inches wide.
    Key Feature:
    Shade Loving
    Blooms:
    Late Winter to Early Spring
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:hell-e-BOR-us
    Plant type:Perennial
    Deciduous/evergreen:Semi-evergreen
    Growth habit:Mounding
    Growth rate:Slow
    Average landscape size:Reaches 12-16 inches tall and 16-20 inches wide.
    Special features:Gift Plant, Waterwise
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Late Winter to Early Spring
    Flower color:Purple
    Companion PlantsHosta (Hosta); Coral Bells (Heuchera); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Ligularia (Ligularia); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Thrives in enriched, well-drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Tolerates drought, once established; supplement during extended dry spells. May produce seedlings with variable flowers; remove spent blooms to maintain color of original clump. Prune old foliage in spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Shade
    Full shade to filtered sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water weekly or more often in extreme heat.

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