Windcliff Slaty Blue Hellebore

Helleborus x 'Windcliff Slaty Blue'

SKU
08908
A choice, selected form of this winter favorite, offering rare and unusual slate-blue colored flowers on tall, robust stems. Grown from seed collected at Dan Hinkley's Windcliff garden, this adaptable and hardy, deer-proof perennial is well-suited for the woodland garden or dappled shade borders.
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4-9

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Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade

Keep soil lightly moist, but not soggy

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Botanical Pronunciationhel-eh-BORE-us
Average Size at MaturityForms foliage clumps 15 to 18 in. tall and 24 in. wide.
Bloom TimeLate Winter to Early Spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorBlue
Foliage ColorGray-green
Growth HabitMounding
Landscape UseBorder, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Edging, Dry Shade, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full shade, Partial shade
Special FeatureClump Forming, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Naturalizes Well, Shade Loving, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsKeep soil lightly moist, but not soggy

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

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 6

Good to grow!