Winter Jewels® Red Sapphire Hellebore

Helleborus x hybridus 'Red Sapphire'

SKU
42805
Stunning deep red sapphire-colored double blooms gently nod over neat clumps of leathery, dark green, deer and rabbit resistant foliage from late winter into early spring. A true jewel for moist, shaded woodland areas. Ideal for dappled to full shade garden borders or containers. Evergreen.
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Botanical Pronunciationhel-eh-BORE-us
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 12 to 15 in. tall, spreading to 24 in. wide.
Bloom TimeLate Winter to Early Spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage
Growth HabitMounding, Spreading
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, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Shade Loving, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Waterwise, Heat Loving
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsKeep soil lightly moist, but not soggy
Companion PlantsPainted Fern (Athyrium); Coral Bells (Heuchera); Hosta (Hosta); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); 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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