Winter Jewels® Black Diamond Hellebore

Helleborus x hybridus 'Black Diamond'

SKU
06728
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.
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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 15 to 18 in. tall, 18 to 22 in. wide.
Bloom TimeEarly Spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage
Growth HabitMounding
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, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Waterwise
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsKeep soil lightly moist, but not soggy
Companion PlantsSnakeroot (Actaea ); Coral Bells (Heuchera); Columbine (Aquilegia); Hosta (Hosta); Lungwort (Pulmonaria)

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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