White Spotted Lady Hellebore

Helleborus orientalis 'White Spotted Lady'

Beautiful, long-lasting nodding flowers complement leathery evergreen leaves. Highlights the woodland garden or landscape when planted with Hosta, Ferns, and early-season shrubs such as Serviceberries and red- or yellow-stemmed Dogwood. Long-lived plants. Perennial.
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Full shade

Keep soil lightly moist, but not soggy

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Average Size at MaturityModerate grower to 20 in. tall, 12 in. wide.
Bloom TimeEarly to Mid Spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseCutting Garden
Light NeedsFull shade
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureExtreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Shade Loving
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsKeep soil lightly moist, but not soggy

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Provide well drained soil, rich in organic matter. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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