Winter Dreams™ Cassis Red Hellebore

Helleborus x hybridus 'Cassis Red'

A new, exceptionally tall-stemmed selection from Japan. Rich, deep wine-red flowers with broad, rounded sepals rise above vigorous, clean foliage. This Miyoshi oriental hybrid tissue-culture selection displays consistent color and form, unlike many seedling strains. A prolific bloomer for shady beds, borders and woodland gardens.
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Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade

Keep soil lightly moist, but not soggy

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Botanical Pronunciationhel-eh-BORE-us
Average Size at MaturityReaches 12 to 16 inches tall and 16 to 20 inches wide.
Bloom TimeLate Winter to Early Spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Foliage ColorGray-green
Growth HabitMounding
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseCutting Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full shade, Partial shade
Special FeatureGift Plant, Shade Loving, Waterwise
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsKeep soil lightly moist, but not soggy

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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-9

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