Helleborus 'Dark Shadows'Helleborus 'Dark Shadows'

Helleborus ‘Dark Shadows’


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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

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SKU: HELDS Categories: ,
Common Name Hellebore
Family Ranunculaceae
Genus Helleborus
species x hybridus
Plant Type Perennial
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # --
EU Grant # --
Hardiness Zone 5, 6, 7, 8
Growth Habit Clumping
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 12" / 24" / 14"
Finish Time Slow (8-10 Weeks)
Bloom Time March, April, May
Growth Rate Moderate
Most Active Growing Season Winter, Spring
Flowering Season Winter
Flower Color Pink, Purple
Leaf Color Green
Soil Needs good drainage in fertile, humus rich soil.
pH 6.0 - 7.0
Exposure Part Shade, Full Shade
Special Uses Deep South, Deer Resistant, Low Water Usage
Nutritional Needs 150 - 200 ppm
Dormancy Winter
Water (Greenhouse) Dry slightly between watering.
Water (Garden) Average
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.
Finish Time to 4" 8 - 10 weeks
Comments Provide shelter from strong cold winds. Remove old foliage in late winter before new flowers emerge.
Grower Notes --
Helleborus 'Dark Shadows' - Product Profile
Helleborus 'Dark Shadows' - Growing Recipe

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