Winter Jewels® Amethyst Gem Hellebore

Helleborus x hybridus 'Amethyst Gem'

SKU
09613
Striking, deep amethyst-rose-colored, double blooms with shimmery white margins and pale yellow centers last from late winter through spring. Bold, upright leathery foliage emerges purple in spring and matures to a deep green. A true gem for moist, shaded woodland gardens and naturalized areas. Evergreen.
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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 12 to 18 in. tall, 24 in. wide.
Bloom TimeLate Winter to Early Spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorGreen
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
Soil NeedsAzalea & Camellia Food
Special FeatureClump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Shade Loving, Waterwise
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsKeep soil lightly moist, but not soggy
Companion PlantsCoral Bells (Heuchera); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Hosta (Hosta); Ligularia (Ligularia); 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: 4-8

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