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
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|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|
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