Helleborus WINTER JEWELS™ 'Amber Gem'Helleborus WINTER JEWELS™ 'Amber Gem'

Helleborus WINTER JEWELS™ ‘Amber Gem’

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This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our licensees. Please contact our sales department for more information at 800-215-9450.

A double apricot dream! Blooms are yellow infused and blushed with red like a ripe apricot. Perhaps the rarest of colors in Hellebores. One of the world's top hybridizers, Marietta O'Byrne has created this wonderful WINTER JEWELS™ Strain. A delight in the winter garden. Deer resistant!

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 5-8
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 12″ / 24″ / 14″
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Shade
Bloom Time(s): March, April, May

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SKU: HELAMBGEM
Common Name Double Hellebore
Family Ranunculaceae
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Size (HT/W/FL HT) 12" / 24" / 14"
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Soil Needs good drainage in fertile, humus rich soil
pH 6-7
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Nutritional Needs 150 - 200 ppm
Dormancy Dormancy Required, Dormant in Winter
Water (Greenhouse) Keep evenly moist
Water (Garden) Average
How Different? This is a wonderful strain with double flowering amber colored flowers.
Landscape Value Mixed beds, cottage garden, understory.
Finish Time to 4" 8 - 10 weeks
Grower Notes For spring blooming plants, transplant the summer before. Helleborus grow best (greenhouse production) when day temperatures are 50-65° F and night temperatures are 45-55° F. Spring/Summer growing: 50% shade in the northern states, 70% shade for southern states is beneficial.