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|Bloom Time||January, February, March|
|Hardiness Zone||4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|How Different?||This is a very early flowering, very reliable clone. It has a wonderful clean look year round.|
|Landscape Value||Entry, mixed beds, borders.|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring, Winter|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||18" / 24" / 28"|
|Soil (Garden)||Rich, but plant is fairly tolerant. Good drainage is a must.|
|Special Uses||Cut Flower, Deep South, Deer Resistant, Low Water Usage, Winter Color|
|Comments||This plant is good in all seasons and an early bloomer.|
Helleborus ‘Honeyhill Joy’
This hybrid from Honeyhill Farms is exceptional for its quantities of large, outfacing, cream-centered, white flowers over vigorous, shiny, blue tinged foliage. Plant 'Honeyhill Joy' at your entry to enjoy the exceptionally early 2-month long show of marvelous, late winter blooms. Foliage is exceptionally weather-resistant, almost like plastic! Blooms early (after its first winter) in a 4″ pot!
|Water (Greenhouse)||Keep evenly moist.|
|EC||1.5 – 2.0|
|pH||6.0 – 7.0|
|Fertility Needs||150 – 200 ppm|
|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.|
|Finish Time to 4″||6 – 8 weeks|
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|Day Length for Flowering||Short Day|
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