Winter Jewels® Amethyst Gem Hellebore
Helleborus x hybridus 'Amethyst Gem'
|Description||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.|
|Light||Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Watering||Keep soil lightly moist, but not soggy|
|Blooms||Late winter to early spring|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 12 to 18 in. tall, 24 in. wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Ground Cover, Edging|
|Companion Plants||Coral Bells (Heuchera); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Hosta (Hosta); Ligularia (Ligularia); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)|
|Care||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
Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 10
Your climate may be too warm for this plant
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Green Fashion Nursery Inc. 408 9th Ave
San Mateo , California 94402-1834
Golden Nursery 1122 Second Ave.
San Mateo, California 94401
Wegman's Nursery 492 Woodside Road
Redwood City, California 94061
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.