Red Lady Hellebore
Helleborus x hybridus 'Red Lady'
Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun
Keep soil lightly moist, but not soggy
We no longer grow this plant
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|Average Size at Maturity||Forms basal clumps to 18 in. tall, spreads wider.|
|Bloom Time||Late winter to early spring.|
|Design Ideas||Hellebores are excellent off season interest for gardens. They adapt to use as groundcover and woodland garden floor where they are perfectly adapted to humusy soils and filtered shade. Adds interest to wild gardens that need accent plants with unique character. Exquisite blooms are ideal along pathways and walks and around gateways where they are appreciated at close range. Spot into mixed borders or apply in the new jewel box garden style with exotic succulents and high color perennials.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Landscape Use||Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Azalea & Camellia Food|
|Special Feature||Gift Plant, Shade Loving, Waterwise|
|Watering Needs||Keep soil lightly moist, but not soggy|
|Companion Plants||Hosta (Hosta); Coral Bells (Heuchera); Columbine (Aquilegia); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Ligularia (Ligularia)|
Water regularly during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Requires less water once established.Provide enriched, well-drained soil. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom. Shelter from harsh sun. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9