Winter Jewels® Amber Gem Hellebore
Helleborus x hybridus 'Amber Gem'
Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade
Keep soil lightly moist, but not soggy
We no longer grow this plant
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|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 12 to 14 in. tall, 24 in. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late Winter to Early Spring|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Cottage|
|Growth Habit||Mounding, Rounded|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Edging, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade|
|Special Feature||Clump Forming, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Shade Loving, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Waterwise|
|Watering Needs||Keep soil lightly moist, but not soggy|
|Companion Plants||Fern (Microlepia); Hosta (Hosta); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Coral Bells (Heuchera); 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