Winter Jewels® Red Sapphire Hellebore
Helleborus x hybridus 'Red Sapphire'
Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun
Keep soil lightly moist, but not soggy
We no longer grow this plant
This page is for reference only. If you are looking for a plant to purchase, please use our Plant Finder to discover the perfect plant for your garden.
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 12 to 15 in. tall, spreading to 24 in. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late Winter to Early Spring|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Cottage|
|Growth Habit||Mounding, Spreading|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Edging, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Azalea & Camellia Food|
|Special Feature||Clump Forming, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Shade Loving, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Waterwise, Heat Loving|
|Watering Needs||Keep soil lightly moist, but not soggy|
|Companion Plants||Painted 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