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Helleborus ‘Dark Shadows’


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.

This is a vigorous hellebore has a multitude of amazing dusky rose pink flowers. On the inside of the flower the center third of each petal has a dark slate shadow. A lovely plant. Very long bloom time.

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

SKU: HELDS Categories: ,
Common Name Hellebore
Family Ranunculaceae
Genus Helleborus
species x hybridus
Plant Type Perennial
US Patent # --
EU Grant # --
Bloom Time March, April, May
Flower Color Pink, Purple
Foliage Color Green
Dormancy Winter
Exposure Part Shade, Full Shade
Growth Habit Clumping
Growth Rate Moderate
Hardiness Zone 5, 6, 7, 8
How Different? Can be tissue cultured. Now can have uniform crop of strong growing clone.
Landscape Value Provide shelter from strong cold winds. Remove old foliage in late winter before new flowers emerge.
Most Active Growing Season Winter, Spring
Persistence Deciduous
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 12" / 24" / 14"
Soil (Garden) Needs good drainage in fertile, humus rich Soil (Garden).
Water (Garden) Average
Special Uses Deep South, Deer Resistant, Low Water Usage
Comments Provide shelter from strong cold winds. Remove old foliage in late winter before new flowers emerge.
Water (Greenhouse) Dry slightly between waterings..
EC 1.5 – 2.0
pH 6.0 – 7.0
Fertility Needs 150 – 200 ppm
Finish Time to 4″ 8 – 10 weeks
Finish Time to Gallon
Day Length for Flowering Short Day
Helleborus 'Dark Shadows' - Product Profile
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