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Winter Jewels® Onyx Odyssey Hellebore

Helleborus x hybridus 'Onyx Oddyssey'

SKU
42804
Stunning, frilly double flowers in shades of dark purple, slate, and black add dramatic color to shady borders and tree understories as late winter warms to spring. The nodding blooms are held on upright stems above mounds of thick, dark green foliage. Evergreen.
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4-9

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Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun

Keep soil lightly moist, but not soggy

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Botanical Pronunciationhel-eh-BORE-us
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 18 to 22 in. tall, 24 in. wide.
Bloom TimeLate Winter to Early Spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Edging, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun
Special FeatureClump Forming, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Shade Loving, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Waterwise
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsKeep soil lightly moist, but not soggy
Companion PlantsCoral Bells (Heuchera); Hosta (Hosta); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Columbine (Aquilegia); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)

Provide organically rich, moist, well-drained soil; site where it will remain undisturbed for years. Water regularly in first growing season to establish root system; once established, tolerates dry spells in cool, shady settings. Apply acid fertilizer after bloom. Protect roots with a thick layer of mulch. Remove old, faded foliage in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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