Winter Jewels® Black Diamond Hellebore

Helleborus x hybridus 'Black Diamond'

Pronunciation: hel-eh-BORE-us
SKU #06728
4-9

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OVERVIEW
Description Purple to near black single blossoms adorn vigorous clumps of dark green foliage with deep black tones from late winter to spring. Perfect for naturalizing in woodland areas, with excellent resistance to grazing deer and rabbits. Adds drama to shaded beds and borders. Evergreen.
Light Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun
Watering Keep soil lightly moist, but not soggy.
Blooms Early spring
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 15 to 18 in. tall, 18 to 22 in. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise
Problems/Solutions Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Ground Cover, Edging
Flower Color Purple
Foliage Color Dark Green
Companion Plants Snakeroot (Actaea ); Coral Bells (Heuchera); Columbine (Aquilegia); Hosta (Hosta); Lungwort (Pulmonaria)
CARE
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: 4-9

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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.