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FrostKiss™ Anna's Red Hellebore

Helleborus 'ABCRD02' PP #24,720

Rosy red flowers fade to burgundy red on this deer-resistant, compact plant. Leafy flower stems are held upright on lush marbled foliage. Perfect for a shady border, container, or as a potted holiday gift. Evergreen.
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Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun

Keep soil lightly moist, but not soggy


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Botanical Pronunciationhel-eh-BORE-us
Average Size at Maturity12-24" H x 12-24" W
Bloom TimeLate Winter through Mid-Spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorMulticolored
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAzalea & Camellia Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Naturalizes Well, Shade Loving
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsKeep soil lightly moist, but not soggy
Companion PlantsCoral Bells (Heuchera); Golden Japanese Spikenard (Aralia); Carpet Bugle (Ajuga); Japanese Maple (Acer)

Easily grown in humus-rich, evenly moist, well-drained soil. Plant slightly above soil level. Apply mulch to maintain moisture, avoiding the crown. Winter protection advised in cold winter areas. Feed with a slow release fertilizer in spring and repeat in fall.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

USDA Cold Hardiness Zone Map

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