• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full shade to filtered sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly- weekly or more often in extreme heat.
    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
    Plant type:Perennial
    Deciduous/evergreen:Herbaceous
    Growth habit:Mounding
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Reaches 12 to 18 inches tall and 16 to 24 inches wide.
    Special features:Easy Care, Gift Plant
    Foliage color:Gray-green
    Blooms:Late winter to early spring.
    Garden styleAsian/Zen, Cottage
    Companion PlantsCoral Bells (Heuchera); Columbine (Aquilegia); Hosta (Hosta); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Provide humus-rich, well drained soil. Mulch to keep roots cool, 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- weekly or more often in extreme heat.

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