• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full shade to partial sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water weekly, or more often in extreme heat, until established.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Reaches 12 to 18 in. tall, 12 to 24 in. 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 rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Reaches 12 to 18 in. tall, 12 to 24 in. wide.
    Special features:Easy Care, Gift Plant, Waterwise
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Late Winter to Early Spring
    Flower color:White
    Companion PlantsFern (Microlepia); Hosta (Hosta); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Coral Bells (Heuchera); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Provide moist well-drained soil, rich in organic matter. Water regularly during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system; requires less water when established. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch. Remove old foliage before new growth appears.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Shade
    Full shade to partial sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water weekly, or more often in extreme heat, until established.
  • History & Lore
    History:
    Bred by Marietta O'Byrne, considered by many to be the best Hellebore hybridizer in the world. Brought to market by Terra Nova Nurseries.

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