• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full shade to filtered sun
    Watering Needs:
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Reaches 12 to 24 in. tall, 24 in. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Shade Loving
    Blooms:
    January through March.
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:hel-eh-BORE-us
    Plant type:Perennial
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Average landscape size:Reaches 12 to 24 in. tall, 24 in. wide.
    Foliage color:Gray-green
    Blooms:January through March.
    Flower color:Multicolored
    Garden styleAsian/Zen, Contemporary
    Companion PlantsCoral Bells (Heuchera); Columbine (Aquilegia); Hosta (Hosta); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Provide well drained soil, rich in organic matter. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Shade
    Full shade to filtered sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.